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Does junk food lead to poor eye health?

According to a new study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, eating an unhealthy diet full of processed meat, fried foods, and high-sugar items over a long period of time can lead to eventual vision loss. Aim to fill your plate with fruit, dairy, poultry, fish, and vegetables—instead of processed and fried foods—research suggests. … Continue reading Does junk food lead to poor eye health?

Understanding nearsightedness in children

Nearsightedness, or myopia, is a condition in which you can see objects that are near to you clearly, but objects farther away are blurry. Nearsightedness happens when the cornea — the clear front surface of your eye — is curved too much or when your eye is longer than normal. That causes light coming into … Continue reading Understanding nearsightedness in children

Why eye exams are so important

Beyond maintaining proper vision, annual eye exams can help detect other health problems. Eyesight can be easily taken for granted until there’s a notable problem. With sight’s value, it seems taking care of eye health and having routine eye exams would be relatively high on anyone’s to do list. But many neglect having routine eye … Continue reading Why eye exams are so important

Seven Superfoods that live up to the Hype

While there isn't an official definition of a superfood, it’s generally accepted that superfoods have high levels of nutrients, particularly vitamins and minerals. They are also often a good source of antioxidants, which help prevent disease and shield our bodies from cell damage. While there are a number of common foods that we know provide … Continue reading Seven Superfoods that live up to the Hype