Do Vitamins Health with Eye Health?

Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the blood linked to less risk of Macular Degeneration (AMD) What is Macular Degeneration?  Macular degeneration causes loss in the centre of the field of vision. In dry macular degeneration, the centre of the retina deteriorates. With wet macular degeneration, leaky blood vessels grow under the retina. Blurred vision is [...]

2017-12-01T15:41:26+02:00December 25th, 2017|Eyecare, General|

Alcohol Consumption Reduces Optical Quality Of The Eye

It has been proposed that the antioxidants found in red wine may be beneficial to eye health. But before you raise that wine glass, you should also consider the harmful effect that alcohol has on our vision in low light and at night. Halos around lights at night. Scientists at the University of Granada [...]

2018-02-22T09:57:24+02:00December 18th, 2017|Eyecare, General|

Antioxidants May Lower Risk Of Cataracts In Women

Colorful fruits and vegetables are the best source of antioxidants for women to lower the risk of cataracts as they age, according to a new Swedish study by the Institute of Environmental Medicine at the Karolinska Institutet. Coffee, tea, whole grains, red wine and many fruits and vegetables all contain high amounts of antioxidants, [...]

2018-02-22T09:57:24+02:00December 11th, 2017|Eyecare, General|

Bell Peppers can help prevent Age-Related Eye Disease

Bell Peppers can help prevent Age-Related Eye Disease The pigment in red bell peppers is the source of most of the zeaxanthin used in nutritional supplements. Studies have shown that many people fall below the optimal intake of the following nutrients that research shows can help protect eye health as people age: vitamins C [...]

2018-02-22T09:57:25+02:00December 4th, 2017|General|