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Secrets of Permanent Blindness Revealed by Stem-cell Research
Secrets of Permanent Blindness Revealed by Stem-cell Research
Research into the retina and optic nerve using stem-cell models has unveiled specific genetic markers of glaucoma—the world's leading cause of permanent blindness— possibly opening up new treatments ...
06-28-2022
One in Three People Has This Eye Parasite
One in Three People Has This Eye Parasite
It can damage your vision, be harmful during pregnancy and may not initially cause symptoms. Take these steps to prevent infection, and greater care if you are pregnant. ...
06-21-2022
Treating the Brain Through the Eyes
Treating the Brain Through the Eyes
Have you ever heard of vision therapy? Not the eye muscle-building type, but the professionally administered vision therapy that actually makes changes in the brain? The individualized progressive ...
06-15-2022
7 Contributors of Cataracts and 6 Exercises to Prevent Them
7 Contributors of Cataracts and 6 Exercises to Prevent Them
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, accounting for 79.4 percent of such cases.  After age 40, the risk of developing cataracts increases every decade. According to census ...
06-9-2022
Myopia Laser Surgery: Sight Restoration or Blindness? What the Experts Aren’t Telling You
Myopia Laser Surgery: Sight Restoration or Blindness? What the Experts Aren’t Telling You
Myopia does not necessarily require a lifetime of wearing glasses. Nowadays, there is a way to restore normal vision–myopia laser surgery. However, in recent years, there has been ...
06-6-2022
Crusty Eyes: Waking up With Too Much Rheum May Be a Warning Sign for 3 Major Diseases
Crusty Eyes: Waking up With Too Much Rheum May Be a Warning Sign for 3 Major Diseases
When we wake up every morning, it is normal to have some eye "crust" or "goop" in our eyes. However, if there is a sudden increase, there might ...
05-23-2022
A Guide for Healthy Eyes
A Guide for Healthy Eyes
Eye health can seem a little basic at times. Sure, you shouldn’t stare directly into the sun, but is that really it? Of course not. Your eyes, just ...
05-23-2022
Proven Natural Remedies for Eye Health
Proven Natural Remedies for Eye Health
The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the liver is the key to their well-being. So, if your eyes are acting up, you may want ...
05-4-2022
Hidden No Longer, Eyes Reveal Rare Mental Condition
Hidden No Longer, Eyes Reveal Rare Mental Condition
Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in a rare mental condition, aphantasia, that makes people unable to visualise images. Previously thought to be difficult to diagnose, researchers from the ...
04-28-2022
How to Tidy up Your Digital Life to Find More Time and Energy for the Real World
How to Tidy up Your Digital Life to Find More Time and Energy for the Real World
In 2014, Marie Kondo, the Japanese organizational guru, rose to stardom with her No. 1 New York Times Bestseller, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” This subsequently launched ...
04-18-2022
Cataracts: Causes, Costs, and Possible Cures
Cataracts: Causes, Costs, and Possible Cures
Cataracts, the progressive clouding of the eye’s outer lens, are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, according to the World Health Organization’s 2019 World Report on Vision. Their ...
04-1-2022
Why Do My Eyelids Twitch?
Why Do My Eyelids Twitch?
There's a saying that "twitching on the left eyelid forecasts fortune, while twitching on the right eyelid forecasts disaster." While it's true that eyelids do occasionally twitch, an ...
03-31-2022
The Absolute Worst Cooking Oils for Your Health
The Absolute Worst Cooking Oils for Your Health
Your choice of cooking oil can make a profound difference in your health. I’ve often warned against the use of soybean oil. Not only is partially hydrogenated soybean ...
03-9-2022
Eye Drops to Replace Your Reading Glasses?
Eye Drops to Replace Your Reading Glasses?
The U.S Food and Drug Administration approved prescription eye drops, called Vuity, to treat presbyopia, commonly known as age-related farsightedness. People with presbyopia have trouble focusing on objects ...
01-9-2022
8 Nutrients That Will Optimize Your Eye Health
8 Nutrients That Will Optimize Your Eye Health
Eye health goes hand-in-hand with general health, but there are a few nutrients that are especially important for the eyes.
12-26-2016
Diabetes and Eye Disease: How Diabetes Affects Vision and Eye Health
Diabetes and Eye Disease: How Diabetes Affects Vision and Eye Health
Regardless of the type, diabetics have a 25 percent higher risk of vision loss, compared to the general population without diabetes.
12-18-2016
What 15 Almonds a Day Can Do for You
What 15 Almonds a Day Can Do for You
Whether you're sipping on a glass of creamy homemade almond milk, taking your first bite of strawberry-topped almond meal pancakes, or enjoying stir fry sprinkled with slivered almonds, ...
09-25-2016
The Western Diet Is So Unhealthy, It’s Affecting Our Eyes
The Western Diet Is So Unhealthy, It’s Affecting Our Eyes
Scientific research has discovered a link between eating habits and macular degeneration (AMD), a common eye disease.
05-21-2015