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 2017-12-04T10:45:47+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? 2017-12-04T10:47:02+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 2017-12-04T10:50:13+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 2017-12-04T10:51:13+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 2017-12-04T10:52:41+00:00

Eye Dehydration: Not Drinking Enough Water Also Impacts Your Eyes.

Hydrating is important for your body's overall functions. You need to help cleanse your system, keep you energized, and keep your skin and other organs healthy too. Being hydrated is also important for your eyes and the article below will tell you a little bit more as to why eye hydration is something you should [...]

Eye Dehydration: Not Drinking Enough Water Also Impacts Your Eyes. 2017-12-04T13:31:49+00:00

Hyaluronic Acid for Eye Flashes

What are eye flashes? Flashes occur when your retina shows signs of pulling. This usually occurs when the vitreous gel in your eyes become more liquid and collapses. When the gel collapses, people often get flashes occasionally, on and off, over the course of weeks or months. Flashes also most notably occur if you are [...]

Hyaluronic Acid for Eye Flashes 2017-12-04T11:13:38+00:00

The Signs of Corneal Hypoxia

One of the many drawbacks of wearing contact lenses is the possibility of acquiring corneal hypoxia. Corneal hypoxia happens when the corneas don't get enough oxygen and largely prevalent among contact lens users because of the way contact lenses create a barrier that reduces the amount of available oxygen. Wearing contact lens, especially during sleep, can cause corneal hypoxia. [...]

The Signs of Corneal Hypoxia 2017-12-04T11:18:06+00:00

Blue Green Algae For Athletes

Getting the most out of your diet is one of the most important parts of training specially for athletes. Not just focusing on the macros, but rather nutrition from a holistic point of view. It sounds logical but really, most professional athletes end up focusing on getting a lot of a few select nutrients and [...]

Blue Green Algae For Athletes 2017-12-04T11:21:49+00:00

Can Hyaluronic Acid Help With Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are those tiny squiggly lines you occasionally see when you're actively looking for them or when you find yourself staring on a brightly lit surface. Over time, you learn to ignore them but is that the only option you have? What could it mean when you have eye floaters? Are they dangerous? How [...]

Can Hyaluronic Acid Help With Eye Floaters? 2017-12-04T11:22:33+00:00