We’ve all seen it in grocery stores and in pharmacies, in the aisle with a wall of vitamins and supplements that can be confusing and intimidating with just the sheer numbers. The phrase ‘Omega-3 is good for you’ is easily thrown around in day-to-day conversation, but most might not understand the reasons why omega-3 is
Protecting our eyes from the harsh rays of the sun is not only an essential aspect of maintaining clear vision but also crucial in safeguarding our overall eye health. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation can have harmful effects on the delicate structures of our eyes, potentially leading to eye conditions such as cataracts, macular degeneration,
It happens to many people: you go in to see your optometrist for one reason or another, and after a few tests and some chatting with the doctor you walk out of the exam room with a new prescription you weren’t expecting. Maybe it’s your first prescription ever, or your first prescription after a long
During your regular eye exam, you notice your optometrist making notes about “visual acuity” and writing what looks like fractions in your chart. You’ve heard of the phrase “20/20 vision”, but you see that the optometrist notes down “20/60 uncorrected”. After looking through a few corrective lenses, the optometrist writes out your prescription, and mentions
It’s no secret that food and health are directly related to one another. While ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is a good idiom to remember, it’s less about eating apples means you’ll be healthier, and more about the idea that eating healthier in general results in a healthier body. Eyes are no
Why is my vision getting worse? This is a common question, asked by many at any given point in their lives, but particularly as they get older. So, what is happening? Why do our eyes - and our vision - change so drastically as we age?