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The Worst Environmental Factors For The Health Of Eyes |

Whether you are aware of them or not, most people encounter a plethora of eye hazards on a daily basis. It is important to know when and where these risks are found. To help you protect your eyes and your vision, here are some of the most harmful environmental factors regarding eye health:

Sunny Days and UV Rays

From enjoying natural daylight to going to the tanning salon, even brief exposure to ultraviolet Read the rest of this entry »


Should You Wear Eye Protection While Working Outside |

Not enough people give consideration to their eyes, which are extremely sensitive. The tiniest speck or the wrong kind of light can compromise your vision and affect the health of your eyes. That is why it is important to ensure that you are wearing the right eye protection while you are working outside. Here are a couple of guidelines.

First, consider the sunlight. Obviously you will put on some sunglasses if you are straining to see or if the weather calls for it. However, you should keep in mind that the sun can do damage to your eyes before you Read the rest of this entry »


What Eye Protection To Wear While Outside |

While a nice pair of sunglasses can make you look cool, picking a pair based on looks alone can end up hurting your eyes in the long term. Here are some tips for picking sunglasses that protect your eyesight when you are outside.

While some glasses wearers may choose photochromic lenses instead of opting for a separate pair of sunglasses, glasses with this type of lens can have several drawbacks. One disadvantage is that the automatic darkening effect tends to weaken after only a few years. Also, photochromic lenses will Read the rest of this entry »


What Foods Can Have A Negative Impact On Eyes |

Do you know what foods can have a negative impact on your eyes? If you are any eating fatty foods it’s not good for your eyes. The fat will reduce the blood flow to your eyes and make some damage so be careful of how much fatty foods are you eating. You can take care of your eyes by eating healthier foods. When you heard your mother telling you to eat your carrots, she was telling you Read the rest of this entry »


How The UV Rays Can Damage The Eyes |

Your eyes are one of the most sensitive parts of your body and there are many different ways that they can be damaged. One of the biggest threats to your precious eyes is UV rays. UV light is absorbed by molecules, known as chromophores, which are present in your eye cells and tissues. Your eyes are supposed to absorb some of these molecules but if they absorb too much then damage can be caused to your cornea, retina and lens. Continued damage to your eyes from exposure to UV rays can result in cataracts and other eye Read the rest of this entry »


Juices Which Can Help Eyes Stay Healthy |

When looking for creative ways to maintain optimal eye health, it’s time to hit the juicer. Many fruits come in handy to keep a person’s sight in good shape. Lemon juice is one excellent example. It contains antioxidants and vitamin C, both effective for the eyes. It may help in preventing cataracts and macular degeneration. Good, old carrot juice is another with the tried and true vegetable. The vitamin A in carrots combats cataracts and can help with night-blindness. Add cucumber and cabbage for even greater effectiveness.

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The Vitamins Which Help The Health Of The Eye |

The health of a person’s eyes is highly important, especially when it comes to maintaining good vision. Vitamins and supplements play a huge role in making sure eyes are as healthy as possible, and very few people today get the proper vitamins in the foods they eat each day.

Vitamin A, specifically beta-carotene, is a top antioxidant that helps keep the eyes healthy, and has even been shown in studies to help reduce the effects Read the rest of this entry »


What Foods Can Greatly Improve Your Eye Health |

The leading cause of vision loss is the abstinence of Vitamin D from the daily diet. Although the generics play a major role in macular degeneration some adjustments can be made in order to hinder the process of the loss of vision. The older population will typically experience some degree of eyesight reduction. It affects daily activities such as reading, writing and driving. The best source of Vitamin D is obtained through the daily exposure Read the rest of this entry »


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