If you are what you eat and the eyes are the windows to the soul, nutrition can affect just how clearly you see through your windows. The cornea of the eye can be likened to a window letting in light that is transformed into vision, images produced on the retina. As the inner lining ofContinue reading “Well-Fed Eyes”
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Improving Vision with Nutrition
What Is Low Vision? Low vision is when a person has difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses, contacts lens or after having eye surgery. It affects one out of six adults over age 45 and one out of four adults over age 75. Low vision can be caused by conditions such as age-related macular degenerationContinue reading “Improving Vision with Nutrition”
Carrots: Orange You Glad You’ve Lowered Your Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration?
It’s pretty well established that carrots and their inherent nutrients are good for your eyeballs. In fact, a complete lack of vitamin A will devastate your corneas, and just a little bit of vitamin A deficiency will dry your peepers out. Beta carotene can also help improve your night vision because vitamin A assists the eyes inContinue reading “Carrots: Orange You Glad You’ve Lowered Your Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration?”