Truth Squad: Supplements for Eye Health
Lara Salahi & ABC NEWS MEDICAL UNIT 2009-10-21
As with many areas of health, not all of these claims are backed by solid research. But while many eye health experts approach popularly marketed supplements, that tout better eye health, with skepticism, there is research that suggests at least some supplements may indeed benefit those at high risk of advanced eye diseases.
Study Suggests Myopia Prevalence Decreases With Outdoor Activity
Chelsea Francis 2009-02-19
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a vision defect that happens when one's eyes are unable to focus the light from distant objects correctly onto the retina. Someone with myopia is able to clearly see objects that are close, but objects that are far away are blurry.
Contact Lenses - A Confidence Builder For Valentines Day
Chelsea Francis 2009-01-23
A basic aspect of liking oneself is feeling content with one's appearance and having a basic acceptance of who we are. For people with vision problems, making the switch from eyeglasses to contact lenses can make a world of difference in their confidence level and self-image.
Proper Glucose Control is Key in Prevention of Vision Problems For Diabetics
Chelsea Francis 2009-01-14
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. It is estimated that more than 14 million Americans have some form of diabetes. Public health officials expect that by 2050, there will be more than 48 million diagnosed cases in the United States.
How Proper Eye Care Can Help Save You Money
Chelsea Francis 2008-11-04
Saving money is on everyone's mind in these uncertain economic times. There are various areas where small changes can mean real savings ญญ-- carpooling to work, bringing a bagged lunch and a brewed cup of coffee from home as opposed to going out. But when saving a few dollars comes at the expense of your health, the long-term risks far exceed any short-term benefits. This is the case with contact lenses...
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