Category Archives: Eye Disease

Kale Reduces Risks of Developing Glaucoma

New research suggests a relationship between eating kale and a reduced risk of developing open-angle glaucoma. A study published by JAMA Ophthalmology found that people who ate around 240mg of nitrates from leafy greens every day were less likely to suffer from open-angle glaucoma by as much as 30%.   Read more at https://www.aop.org.uk/ot/science-and-vision/research/2016/01/21/reducing-risk-of-open-angle-glaucoma-with-leafy-greens?platform=hootsuite. Image… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 13 2016
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Do you have glaucoma? Only half of those who have it, know!

In the U.S. nearly 3 million people more than 40 years old have glaucoma. By the year 2030 the National Eye Institute estimates those numbers to rise more than 50%. Only have half of those people realize they have this dreaded disease. Glaucoma slowly damages the optic nerve from pressure buildup inside the eye. The… Read More »


November is diabetes awareness month!

Did you know that according to the American Diabetes Association that Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults? Take this free risk test to see how you score. www.stopdiabetes.com/get-the-facts/risk-test.html Image credit: StopDiabetes.com


July is Dry Eye Disease Awareness Month

Also known as dry eye syndrome, this common disorder affects tens of millions of people in the U.S. Symptoms can include itching, burning, redness or a foggy sensation. Our eyes are the only organs exposed to the outside, and it’s important to take care of them. They produce oily tears which shield sensitive tissues, and… Read More »


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