Your eyes are important, everyone knows this, but not everyone takes the health of their eyes into consideration. It isn’t until something goes wrong, or we start to notice drastic shifts in the functioning of our eyes that most people start to stand up and take notice. Forgetting about the health of our eyes can […]
Watch Those Eyes! Blindness Prevention Tips
Eye Injury Prevention Month Facts and Tips
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, it is estimated that up to 90% of eye injuries could have been prevented if protective eyewear was worn! There are over 2 million eye injuries in the United States annually, and while some of these are from unavoidable injuries such as a car accident or a fall, […]
Vitamins and Minerals that Improve Your Eyesight
Your eyes are not only the ‘windows to the soul’ but they are also essential for our health and wellbeing. Having poor or blurry vision can affect a person negatively in many ways; it can cause a person to be dizzy, suffer from headaches, as well as having balance issues. This is why taking in […]
Eye Care for the Aging
After the age of 40 it is not uncommon to start to notice small changes in your vision. You might start having problems where you never had before, such as not being able to see street signs as clearly, having difficulty reading your favorite book, or even having issues working on a computer screen. However, […]
Ways to Prevent Eye Strain
Computer Vision syndrome, or as it’s commonly called ‘eyestrain’, is a common problem for those who spend hours in front of a television or computer screen. This is caused by the combination of the monitor’s backlight as well as the glare, and it doesn’t help when you are sitting there staring at a screen for […]
National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month Tips
Did you know that August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety month? In case you didn’t know, here are some helpful tips that are sure to help keep your little one’s peepers safe and sound: Get your goggles going. Experts agree that approximately 90 percent of injuries to the eyes can be easily prevented […]
Adjustable Optic Eyewear: The Future of Glasses?
Could adjustable optic eyewear be the future of glasses? That has been a question asked by more than a few scientists and businessmen for at least a decade. The answer seems to depend on where you are and what you need. To many, the idea seems to solve more than one problem with a single […]
Avoid Big Brother with the Privacy Visor
Does the idea of “Big Brother” watching you make you nervous? Well the ultimate disguise for today’s times is set to go on sale in Japan. Developed at Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII), these new pair of shades will protect those who wear them from undesired and secretive facial recognition technologies. Many feel that […]
Help Prevent Blindness and Improve Your Eyesight with These Eye Exercises!
Many people each year learn that they have to wear glasses because they have lost their close-up vision (farsightedness) or have lost their distance vision (nearsightedness). Many begin to lose their vision as they age, or suffer damage from modern living. Fluorescent lighting, a lack of exercise, spending a lot of time in front of […]
Herbs, Good for the Eyes!
Your eyes are important, they are the “windows to the soul” after all, so it is important that you cherish and take care of them. Certain steps, such as wearing sunglasses and a hat when you are outdoors, managing your stress levels, avoiding cigarette smoke, eating well and maintaining a healthy weight are almost a […]