The eyes suffer the most from nutritional deficiency. especially as we age. This gradual decline begins with having to wear glasses and could progress to eye degeneration when diet is incorrect. Research reveals that deficiencies and degeneration are more prevalent in people who eat red meat.
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conjunctivitis, also know as pinkeye, is a common condition that is typically caused by adenoviruses. It takes between two to four weeks to clear it and causes: Itchy eyes,tearing, redness, discharge and light sensitivity. However, there are scientifically proven natural remedies that heal conjunctivitis, and have the ability to kill the virus or bacteria that caused it.
Ocular hypertension, which happens when your intraocular pressure is higher than normal, can cause glaucoma, an eye disease that may lead to permanent vision loss in some individuals. So, here are 3 the effective ocular hypertension treatments you’ve never heard of
Dr. Pawan Gupta, a vitreo – retina specialist, believes that nutritional therapy can halt the development of diabetic retinopathy, but its efficacy depends on how far along the disease has progressed. While he agrees that Nutritional therapy is beneficial to those suffering from diabetes. He said that: “ nutritional therapy has a role if the disease has not set in.” But, once diabetic retinopathy has set in “… the therapy has only an adjuvant role.”
A randomized clinical trial observed that two caroitenoids called lutein and zeaxanthin can slow the progression of age - related Macular degeneration (AMD). It was observed that lutein and zeaxanthin are retinoprotective.
Researchers say that strategies aimed at delaying vision loss might also help to delay physical and mental decline among elderly people.
According to a new study people who closely adhere to the Mediterranean diet, particularly by eating fruit, may be significantly less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration.
A new study has suggested that a diet which includes a lot of green, leafy vegetables may decrease the risk of glaucoma.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness for people over the age of 60. But vision can be preserved longer with early detection, early treatment – and eating a healthy diet.
Choosing the right pair of sunglasses and avoiding prolonged exposure to the sun are essential to protect your eyes and skin from damage. Here are also some natural remedies that can help with sunburn.
It’s never too early to help prevent age-related macular degeneration, so why not start today. Data from a new quarter-century prospective cohort study can provide some solid evidence concerning carotenoids on how to do it.
In the quest for effective treatments of retinitis pigmentosa, a research team recently completed a study in which they were able to restore some visual ability to mice who had inherited advanced retinal degeneration. Based on the results of this study, the authors noted that their approach “warrants consideration as a method for restoring vision in advanced retinal degeneration.”
A new study from the University of California-San Diego has shown how cataract surgery could one day be a thing of the past. That could be great news for the 22 million people in the United States and the millions more around the world who suffer with this vision problem.
It is no secret that contact lens wearers get eye infections, but what may be surprising is why. A new study presented at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting on May 31, 2015, by NYU Langone researchers revealed that people who wear contact lenses have bacteria not usually seen in the eyes of non-wearers.
Researchers found specific benefits of two nutrients for individuals who have age-related macular degeneration. People age 50 and older are most at risk of developing this eye disease, which can result in severely limited vision.
Eye disorders are the fifth costliest to the U.S. economy after heart disease, cancer, emotional disorders, and pulmonary conditions. Corneal transplants have a high success rate and, overall, has a total lifetime net benefit of nearly $6 billion.
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