Eye Care Updates

vitamin c diet eyes
4Oct, 2016

REDUCING CATARACT RISK WITH DIET

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As we all know, one of the best ways to reduce the risk of developing cataracts is to wear sunglasses and wear broad-brimmed hats that shield the eyes from damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Another way to prevent the eye lens from clouding involves making a slight adjustment to our diets. Research involving sets of twins over a period of ten years shows that consuming diets rich in vitamin C was associated with a 33% reduction in risk of cataract development. It is thought that vitamin C’s ability to inhibit eye […]
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double vision
13Jul, 2016

DO YOU SEE GHOSTS?

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While “blurred vision” is characterized by a loss of sharp vision and an inability to see fine details, “double vision” involves seeing two images (or “ghost images”). “Diplopia,” as double vision is known medically, may occur by itself or it may be present with other symptoms such as misalignment of one or both eyes, painful eye movements, or droopy eyelids. These symptoms should prompt an immediate comprehensive eye exam. Double vision may also be prompted by a refractive error, cataracts, or failure of both eyes to point at the object […]
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