Tag Archives: macular degeneration

Exercise For Your…Eyes?

[caption id="attachment_168" align="alignleft" width="195"] Photo credit by Scott Pehrson[/caption] Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably already know that just 30 minutes of exercise a day can help your heart, energy levels, and waistline. But did you know that it can also benefit your eyes? Eye diseases are often times linked to other…
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Macular Degeneration: Dry and Wet

Image courtesy of http://adameducation.com/Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD or ARMD) is a disease of the macula that causes loss of central vision, leaving side vision relatively unchanged.  The macula, an area of the retina that lines the inside back wall of your eye, is responsible for sharp, central vision necessary for many activities such as reading,…
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Food for Sight

It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma, age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinaopathy and help promote good eye health…
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