Health habits for healthy eyes. Sleeping in contacts ruined this bride’s wedding day. See why:
Did you know? One of the reasons cited for why pirates used to wear a gold earring is because they thought it improved their vision. They believed that precious metals had magical healing powers that would improve and even cure bad eyesight.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the loss of vision in the center of the field of vision. It is a leading cause of vision loss among Americans 60 years of age and older. Although AMD doesn’t cause blindness, it is the most common cause of low vision. Low vision is a condition in which standard eyeglasses and vision correction methods cannot provide sufficient vision. Therefore patients require special low vision aids to help them perform functions of daily living such as reading, driving, and recognizing people or items.
In celebration of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang Korea, we are focusing on winter eye and vision health and safety. As you are watching this year, take note of the professional safety eyewear worn by the athletes. They wouldn’t risk their eyes and vision and neither should you!
Today is International Environmental Education Day. Do you recycle your old eyeglasses? You should! Just find a local eyeglass recycling center (such as a branch of the Lion’s Club) and you can repurpose your eyeglasses to someone in need.
Wow! This groundbreaking eye test may be able to detect early stages of Alzheimer’s disease decades before the onset!
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