Five Foods for Healthy Eyes

During the dry, winter months, our eyes need a little more TLC. Maintaining a well-balanced, healthy diet is the key to healthy eyes, and may help reduce your risk for developing certain vision conditions. Serious eye conditions may be avoided by consuming foods that contain a range of vitamins, nutrients, and minerals, known as antioxidants. … Read more »

Omega-3s for Healthy Vision

You probably know the heart health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids. The American Heart Association recommends a minimum of two servings of cold-water fish weekly to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. But did you know that many eye doctors likewise recommend a diet high in omega-3s to reduce the risk of eye problems? Several… Read more »

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damages the optic nerve. Optic nerve damage is caused by increased pressure from fluid that builds up inside the eye. This happens when the liquid in the front part of the eye doesn’t circulate the way it should. Normally, the fluid, called aqueous humor, flows out of… Read more »