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Nutrition

How Your Eyes Can Benefit from Lutein and Zeaxanthin

How Your Eyes Can Benefit from Lutein and Zeaxanthin

You may have seen or heard about lutein.  How about Zeaxanthin? What exactly are Lutein and Zeaxanthin? Lutein and zeaxanthin are two types of carotenoids, which are yellow to red pigments found in vegetables and other plants.  They are both powerful antioxidants that...

5 Healthy Foods That Are Great for Your Eyes

5 Healthy Foods That Are Great for Your Eyes

Dr. Allen Ho, a retinal surgeon and director of the clinical retina research unit at Wills Eye Hospital explains how carotenoids, found in fruits and vegetables, act as powerful antioxidants.  And these antioxidants help to combat free radicals that damage your body...

Macular Degeneration

Individuals over the age of 50 are at a higher risk for...

Why Your Children Should be Wearing Sunglasses

As you may know, the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can...

Get the Facts About Lazy Eye

Lazy eye, or amblyopia, occurs when one eye fails to reach...

Flashes, Floaters, and Spots: What’s in my Vision?

Have you noticed tiny shadows cast upon objects you are...

Eye Exams 101

Regular comprehensive eye exams are key to early detection of...