Eye Health

What are Cataracts?

Cataract is a condition in which the clear lens of the eye becomes cloudy, causing a decrease in vision. It’s one of the most common eye diseases in the United States. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have some degree of cataract or have already undergone cataract surgery in one or…

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Beyond Carrots: Foods for Healthy Vision

You likely grew up hearing that eating carrots was good for your eyes and vision. That’s because carrots contain beta carotene, a yellow/orange pigment that gives fresh vegetables and fruits their bright color. In the human body, beta carotene converts to vitamin A, a critical vitamin for good vision and eye health.
But beyond vitamin A,…

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Vision Loss Linked to Shorter Lifespan

Let’s face it. As we age, none of us wants to lose our independence due to failing eyesight. And a survey conducted by the Ocular Nutrition Society shows just how important eyesight is to aging baby boomers.
The problem is most Americans aren’t doing enough to protect their precious eyesight. According to the most recent data…

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Essential Nutrients for Sharp Vision

Essential Nutrients for Sharp Vision 
To keep your vision healthy, you need to nourish every part of your eyes, including your maculae, retinas, lenses, and blood vessels. Here are six critical vision-supporting nutrients you want to be sure you’re getting enough of.
Lutein and Zeaxanthin are concentrated in the macular pigment of your eyes where they help…

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