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It’s easy to take our vision for granted, after all, human development and life is largely based around it that we can be so deeply lost in what we’re seeing we forget to stop and give our eyes a little TLC. Afterall, this winter, you’re likely to make sure to rub lotion on your hands, […]

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At some point, you’ve probably seen or heard how vision works—sometimes, the eye is “too long” or “too short” and doesn’t focus the things you’re looking at correctly (causing nearsightedness and farsightedness, respectively). But there’s more to vision than eye shape! Age, diet, sun, stress, and more can cause vision impairment—even heart health is a […]

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Caffeine could increase eye pressure, leading to a greater chance of developing glaucoma later in life (glaucoma symptoms develop over years). Specifically, the study followed coffee consumption, and found that as little as three or more cups per day (about 300mg) could affect your chances of developing glaucoma! So although you may need a little […]

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Cells in the eyes, rods and cones in particular, are made by your body from the nutrients you eat–making the eyes a prime example of how food and nutrition affect not just our health but quality of life. Everyone knows about Vitamin A (found in carrots) and it’s role in eye health–retinal, a component of […]

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An Overview of Common Vision Problems: Most vision problems likely stem from your genes: you inherited an eye that’s too short or too long, or a cornea that’s not curved quite right. This can result in either Myopia, being near-sighted, or hyperopia, being far-sighted. The treatment for both is either corrective lenses (glasses or contacts) […]

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