25 March 2016
You've probably heard throughout your entire life that eating carrots is good for your eyes. However, other garden vegetables that aren't as easily associated with eye health also have proven vision benefits. Following are eight plants you can easily grown in your garden that help keep eyesight sharp and clear. Kale A member of the cabbage family, kale is a dark, nutrient-dense vegetable that provides many health benefits. It contains significant amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin, both of which have been shown to significantly reduce chances of developing cataracts or macular degeneration.
18 January 2016
If your eye doctor diagnoses you with primary open-angle glaucoma, you may wonder if there's a way to slow down the disease's progression to avoid going blind. Although there's no way to stop primary open-angle glaucoma from happening, you can take steps to keep it from becoming worse with medication, surgery, and a change in your diet. This type of glaucoma develops when the optic nerve weakens from intense pressure. The optic nerve relays sensory messages to your brain.
13 January 2016
Your eyes provide you with an invaluable ability, and it is important to take care of them by seeing your eye doctor for a vision checkup. Besides regular aging affecting your vision, there are many types of diseases that can worsen and damage your eyes and vision. Here are two diseases that can affect your vision and their related symptoms you should look for to help you know when to see your doctor.