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The Connection Between Sugar and Glaucoma

Is there are connection between sugar and glaucoma? The relationship between glaucoma and sugar diseases such as diabetes is confusing and controversial. The first thing to realize is that there is type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as many different types of glaucoma. In the first type of diabetes, the beta cells in […]

Save Your Vision Month 2017: What You Need to Know About Blue Light

This March is the 78th celebration of Save Your Vision Month, an annual practice spearheaded by the American Optometric Association (AOA). This year, the group aspires to promote “awareness around digital eyestrain and the importance of receiving regular, comprehensive eye exams from a doctor of optometry.” This year’s campaign specifically focuses on the impact of […]

How to Protect Your Vision

According to a recent poll conducted by the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Americans fear blindness or vision loss more than any other conditions. When asked about the top four worst things that can happen to them, respondents chose blindness, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and HIV/AIDS. The same source indicates that despite this fear, […]

What to Eat for Better Eyesight

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released data that showed the worsening condition of eyesight in the country. The data read that about “14 million Americans aged 12 years and older have self-reported visual impairment defined as distance visual acuity of 20/50 or worse.” Aside from this, there are also diseases that […]

Workplace practices to keep employees vision in tip-top shape

Workplace practices to keep employees vision in tip-top shape

It’s often said that the best assets of a company are its employees, and if this is so, then it should be the priority of every business owner or CEO to keep them healthy and fit. Fewer absences mean more days at work, more days at work can mean an increase in productivity, hopefully contributing to […]

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