Eye Drops Can Help You See Better and Recover from a Number of Eye Condition

Having well lubricated eyes can help you see and keep your eyes comfortable and healthy. You don’t appreciate the natural tears that keep your eyes comfortable until, for some reason, you lack them or don’t have enough. Eye drops are something you should always have on hand in case you suffer eye irritation.Eye drops normally use saline as the main ingredient. They can keep your eyes wet and comfortable and may contain pharmaceuticals to help you treat an eye condition or recover from an.... Continue reading

New Israeli Inventions: Online Retinal Test and Implantable Miniature Telescope

Several new vision inventions are coming out of Israel. An innovative retinal diagnostic test can be completed entirely online. Also, an implantable miniature telescope restores vision to those with partial retinal damage. This technology is available in the United States today or within the next year. At-Home Retinal Diagnostic Test AEYE Health is a privately-held online health company headquartered in Tel Aviv and New York that provides online retinal diagnosis. Formed in 2016, AEYE’s team.... Continue reading

Vitamin D and the Eye: Uveitis, Macular Degeneration, and Dry Eye

Lack of Vitamin D has been associated with eye diseases like uveitis, macular degeneration, and dry eye. Vitamin D deficiency is also linked to cancer, immune disorders, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bone pain, depression, asthma, multiple sclerosis, and even dementia. Shockingly, more than 40% of the US population is Vitamin D deficient. The body manufactures Vitamin D, so why is deficiency wide spread? Indoor living, aging, and many other factors are behind this virtual pan.... Continue reading

Teen Myopia Increase Blamed on Electronics and Screens

Smartphones, computers, tablets, and televisions are being blamed for a sharp increase in teenagers’ need for eyeglasses in the United Kingdom. The number of teens who need glasses nearly doubled, from 20% in 2012 to 35% in just four years later.1 Myopia was the diagnosis for 66% of these teens. Myopia, or nearsightedness, makes distant objects look blurry. Excessive up-close focusi.... Continue reading

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