Eating for Eye Health

In a previous post, we talked about the correlation between good nutrition and the prevention of age-related vision problems. Since then, we found this great blog called, written by optometrist and natural foods chef Dr. Hilla Abel. Check it out for great tips and recipes on eating for your eyes.

Correcting Cataracts

As Americans grow older, their risk of cataracts dramatically increases. By the age of 80, more than half of all Americans have had a cataract or cataract surgery, according to the National Eye Institute. More than 1.3 million cataract surgeries are performed each year in the United States. As people age, the lens of their […]

Eat Your Carrots and Your Spinach

Sure, our moms told us to eat our carrots so we’d have healthy eyes, but as adults we don’t always think about how good nutrition impacts our vision. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), studies show a strong correlation between good nutrition and the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or cataracts, the two […]

A New Way to Look at LASIK

Most of us cringe at the mention of having surgery and when it comes to eye surgery, it’s even a bit scarier. LASIK surgery – reshaping the cornea to improve visual focus – may be a tough consideration for many people – they want the benefit of better eyesight but are nervous about the procedure. […]