Long-Term Vision for Vitamin C and Diabetic Eye Health

We've all taken vitamin C tablets, chewables, or "super" juice drinks before. Our parents told us it helps prevent colds and flu, teachers say vitamin C helps keep our teeth from falling out, and you might have a few friends or relatives who swear by taking in megadoses of vitamin C to cure a fever [...]

Long-Term Vision for Vitamin C and Diabetic Eye Health 2018-05-21T11:35:45+00:00

What is Curcumin?

What is Curcumin? Curcumin is that yellow powder mom likes to keep at home for those yellow dishes like curry. It's sourced from turmeric root and has been shown to have therapeutic properties when it comes to inflammation, infection, and works as a potent antioxidant. Research confirms its potency to match those of common anti-inflammatory [...]

What is Curcumin? 2018-05-21T11:35:52+00:00

Eye Benefits of Lutein

What is Lutein Lutein is a carotenoid, a plant pigment responsible for the colors orange and yellow in many varieties of fruits and vegetables. The presence of Lutein usually marks a large amount of vitamin A so it's no coincidence Lutein is abundant in carrots or egg yolks. Lutein usually accumulates in the eyes and [...]

Eye Benefits of Lutein 2018-05-21T11:36:09+00:00

How Arthritis Affects the Eyes

When people hear the word arthritis, they usually associate it with inflammation of joints. Research has found out arthritis can cause damage to unexpected places and unfortunately, our eyes are one of them. As it turns out, any inflammatory condition that has an adverse effect on our collagen, the body's primary connective tissue component, can [...]

How Arthritis Affects the Eyes 2018-05-21T11:36:04+00:00

5 Interesting Facts About Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are those little cobwebs or tiny specks floating around your field of vision. They look like small, shadowy strings, spots, or squiggly lines. For the most part, our brain has managed to NOT notice them but they're always just swimming around each time you move your eyes. We've talked about eye floaters before [...]

5 Interesting Facts About Eye Floaters 2018-05-21T11:36:22+00:00