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Staring At A Screen All Day? How To Naturally Protect Your Eyes

Staring At A Screen All Day? How To Naturally Protect Your Eyes

Your eyes are similar to a camera. Like any camera, if your eye becomes damaged, you do not get a clear picture. Exposed to large amounts of stimulation daily, your eyes are able to efficiently  process information at the blink of an eye (pun intended!). […]

Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

According to Penn State College of Medicine, researchers have found that using technology before bed was associated with less sleep, poor sleep quality, greater fatigue, and high body mass indexes (BMI). Previous research points to technology impacting sleep patterns. But new research shows that 40% […]

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Vision Screenings & Eye Exams

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Vision Screenings & Eye Exams

In honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, vision screenings and eye exams for children are more important than you think. Thought the vision system is not fully formed in babies or young children, according to the American Academy™ of Ophthalmology reports that equal […]

Lutein Supplements May Improve Recovery from Light & Degradation

Lutein Supplements May Improve Recovery from Light & Degradation

According to data from the Lutein, Vision and Mental Acuity II (LAMA II) study, lutein supplements, lutein and zeaxanthin, may improve recovery from photostress and disability glare. The Study on Lutein Supplements Photostress recovery is “the amount of time the macular requires to return to […]

What You Need to know about Macular Degeneration

What You Need to know about Macular Degeneration

[sgmb id=”1″] According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, Macular Degeneration is an incurable eye disease caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina (the inside back layer of the eye that records the images we see and sends them through the […]

Healthy Vision by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Healthy Vision by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Your eyes are similar to a camera. Like a camera, if any part of your eye becomes damaged, you do not get a clear picture. Some of the common risks that affect your vision are your lifetime exposure to sunlight, your age, and smoking. All […]