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Does indoor tanning affect eye health?

Does indoor tanning affect eye health?

Protect your eye: Tanning is uv light please make sure to wear protective goggles. Uv can be damaging to the eye lid skin, cornea and the lens inside the eye. ...Read more

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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What kind of foods promote good eye health?

What kind of foods promote good eye health?

Many: There are several food ingredients that reduce the risk of eye disease. This includes lutein and zeaxanthin which is found in dark green leafy vegetables, like kale and spinach; fish oil; flax-seed oil, anti-oxidant vitamins (vit a, c, e and zinc). ...Read more

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Tips for eye health for swimming in the sea?

Tips for eye health for swimming in the sea?

Goggles: Goggles are a good idea whether swimming in the sea or a pool. Otherwise there is little harm in either body of water. ...Read more

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Will8 hours/day computer work affect eye health?

Will8 hours/day computer work affect eye health?

No: Using your eyes will not harm them. If you cannot see your computer well, you should get some glasses for this. ...Read more

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Can stress be caused by worrying about your eye health?

Can stress be caused by worrying about your eye health?

Worrying: Stress and worrying can focus on any area, including eye health. Eyesight is certainly important, but the more worrying, the more stress and vice versa. You might get the best help by getting good eye care and working with your doctors on your overall worrying. This could be from an anxiety disorder needing treatment. A full evaluation is the first step to discovering what's going on. ...Read more

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Can the wrong contact lens product for me effect my eye health?

Can the wrong contact lens product for me effect my eye health?

Yes: Contact lenses must be fit to your eye. Like clothes, contact lenses come in different sizes and shapes. A poorly fit contact lens may be uncomfortable or not allow good oxygenation to the cornea. In addition, each type of contact lens has specific wearing parameters to reduce the risk of infection or inflammation and to increase the comfort and vision. ...Read more

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Is there a green smoothie that is good for eye health ? I have glaucoma and hoping to prolong the condition .

Is there a green smoothie that is good for eye health ? I have glaucoma and hoping to prolong the condition .

Yes: Green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale and collards are excellent ingredients to add to a smoothie. Oranges or other citrus too. Adding omega 3 in the form of flax seeds or chia seeds have beneficial effects for eye health. Glaucoma is best controlled under the care of your ophthalmologist and being compliant with your drops. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for good eye health?

What is a good diet for good eye health?

Normal balance: The eye is very good at extracting what it needs from the bloodstream. If you have a reasonable balanced diet, then your eyes will find what they need. To help your eyes, see an ophthalmologist on a regular basis to make sure there are no problems. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your eye health?

How does your diet affect your eye health?

Diet is important: There has been much research done that shows your diet is directly related to your eye health. High fat diets have been linked to age-related macular degeneration (amd). Smoking is also a risk factor for amd. Certain nutrients have been shown to be helpful in patients with amd. You should consult with a retina specialist to determine if you should be taking certain eye vitamins. ...Read more

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What are some medicines to improve eye health?

Lutein, zeaxanthin: For certain forms of macular degeneration the above nutrients may possibly be helpful. Vitamin a is needed to maintain eye health. So is vitamin d. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve eye health and vision?

What can I do to improve eye health and vision?

Good lifestyle: Heredity plays a dominant role but if you eat well, exercise and visit your ophthalmologist regularly, you will maximize your changes to maintain good eye health and vision. ...Read more

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What herbs are recommended to enhance eye health?

What herbs are recommended to enhance eye health?

It's long been known: ...That beta carotene containing vegetables (carrots, sweet potatoes, etc.) are good for your eyes and vision. Will they make bad vision better? No. Will they help to maintain good function? Yes. ...Read more

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How are certain types of food related to your eye health?

How are certain types of food related to your eye health?

Balanced diet: Eating a balanced diet which is rich in antioxidants, taking a daily multivitamin with lutein and omega-3 fatty acid supplements are helpful in maintaining healthy eyes. Avoiding tobacco products is also important. ...Read more

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What are some basic ways to improve eye health and vision?

What are some basic ways to improve eye health and vision?

Sunglasses, diet: Easiest and most simple ways to protect your eye health are: 1). Protect your eyes from potential injury with safety glasses when working with tools, or for paintball, racquet sports etc. 2). Wear sunglasses when in bright light for extended periods. 3). Eat a healthy diet with lots of vegetables, spinach, etc. 4). Have regular eye exams by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I improve my eye health/vision?

I was just wondering how can I improve my eye health/vision?

Eye health: Some studies are more conclusive than others with respect to eye health. Personally i protect my eyes from excess uv light with sunglasses outside, take an omega 3 oil capsule regularly, eat a balanced diet with more fish, vegetables and whole grains, (exercise ; weight control to decrease risk of diabetes) ; consider a multi-vitamin if I am more worried about macular degeneration in my future. ...Read more

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What does your eye health indicate about your overall health?

What does your eye health indicate about your overall health?

A hint: Your ophthalmologist can look at your eyes and get a clue to conditions like diabetes, hypertension and many inherited diseases. Other disease may not be refrlected in an eye examination so an eye examination should be part of an overall health evaluation directed by your family doctor or internist. ...Read more

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What are some tests i can do at home to measure my eye health?

What are some tests i can do at home to measure my eye health?

Get an exam: The best thing you can do to make sure your eyes are healthy is get them checked. So many diseases of the eye are "silent" that periodic eye exams are well worth the time and money. ...Read more

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What can I do in regards to improving my eye health and getting contacts again?

What can I do in regards to improving my eye health and getting contacts again?

Improve tear film: keep the eyes from drying out is your best bet! Prevent eyes from feeling dry, good eye hygiene. Take contacts out at night to prevent against proteinaceous build up on lens. ...Read more

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