Eye Health

When you consider that most of what we perceive is through our sense of vision, good eye health makes good sense. That’s why our optometrists are thoroughly committed to ensuring your eyes are in the best of health.

YOUR EYES, A WINDOW TO YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

Getting an annual eye exam is important, not only for the health of the eye, but also to determine if there may be other issues occurring in the body that need attention.

Your eyes can reveal underlying health issues like diabetes, hypertension, inflamatory conditions and even metastatic cancer.

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A HEALTHY DIET FOR HEALTHY EYESIGHT

You are what you eat and so is your eyesight. Foods rich in nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E can help prevent age-related vision problems like macular degeneration and dry eyes. Incorporate the following foods for optimal eye health:

Leafy Greens

Spinach, collards and kale are rich in vitamin B and antioxidants (lutein and zeaxanthin) which protect you against dry eyes and reduce light sensitivity.

FATTY FISH

Salmon, tuna and sardines have nutrients like of omega-3 and vitamin A that prevent macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome and helps improve night vision.

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Eggs are high in zeaxanthin, a nutrient that helps prevent eye fatigue and dry eyes. Nuts are high in antioxidants that prevent macular degeneration.

Orange

Oranges, lemons and grapefruits have vitamin C that help us maintain healthy eye blood vessels, prevent loss of visual acuity and macular degeneration.

Tips Eye Health

TIPS TO KEEP YOUR EYES HEALTHY

  • Visit your eye doctor regularly
  • Keep a healthy diet and stay hydrated
  • Avoid excess computer / mobile screen exposure
  • Wear sunglasses that block at least 99% of UVA and UVB radiation
  • Quit smoking
  • Exercise regularly
  • Avoid rubbing your eyes
  • Get an adequate amount of sleep

WE ARE COMMITED TO YOUR EYE HEALTH

When you consider that most of what we perceive is through our sense of vision, good eye health makes good sense. That’s why our optometrists are thoroughly committed to ensuring that your eyes are in the best of health.

That’s Eyes Forward.