In order to help control blood sugar, some individuals are mindful of their food’s glycemic index (GI). New research suggests that such information may also be useful to those who are trying to protect their vision from the effects of aging.
Many children dread the need for corrective lenses, but a new study reveals a potentially influential factor on a child’s vision that few ophthalmologists may have previously considered: the amount of time a youngster spends outdoors.
A growing body of research suggests that increased physical activity has positive effects on different organ systems, including the heart and brain. A new study has found that one’s physical fitness may also support good vision.
The American Optometric Association (AOA) recently released its 2011 American Eye-Q survey, which suggests that many parents are concerned about the effects of technology on their children’s eye health.
Researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland have designed a risk assessment model to facilitate investigations into preventative treatments that may promote eye health.
Most people are afraid of losing their precious vision due to the natural effects of aging. However, there are other factors that can dim your vision and put a strain on your eyes such as a nutrient-poor diet… smoking… chronic stress… poor circulation… and increased “near work” activities including computer, TV and video games. But there are natural steps you can take to maintain and support your sight.
Numerous studies on the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption have indicated that these foods may promote more than just weight loss.
Many people who experience frequent migraines pop a couple pain relievers when they experience symptoms. However, there may be a more natural way to reduce migraine-related discomfort.
Good coordination is key for many athletes, which is why some researchers at Nike have developed a new tool that uses strobe eyewear to train the vision of athletes.
Wind and cold temperatures can change the consistency of the protective tear film that covers an individual's eye surface, causing them to experience symptoms of dry or itchy eyes, according to a new study published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Study investigators found that when the eye is exposed to temperatures below 30 degrees Celsius (C), the meibum, which is an oily substance that coats the eyeball, can harden and leave some areas without sufficient protection from wind or outdoor pathogens.