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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Eye Health (Overview)

Eye health involves the function and vision of the eye and all of its associated parts.


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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

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
832 Doctors shared insights

Eye Health (Overview)

Eye health involves the function and vision of the eye and all of its associated parts.


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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

Dr. Richard Wieder Dr. Wieder
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Eye health (Tip)

After an eye injury, make sure you protect your eye from further damage and see an eye doctor asap. ...See more

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What are some medicines to improve eye health?

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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Eye health (Tip)

Protective eye wear~adhere to doctor's orders~adjust and adapt. ...See more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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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 can I improve my vision and overall eye health?

How can I improve my vision and overall eye health?

Vision/ eye health: Glasses, contact lenses or laser eye surgery; regular eye checkups; daily multivitamin; no smoking. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eye health (Tip)

I injuries need to be addressed him urgently, especially, if alkaline or bleach splashes in the eye. ...See more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when you cut your nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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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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Eye health (Tip)

Sometimes corneal abrasions are treated by using a bandage contact lens. ...See more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between your toes after you bathe
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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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

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eye health (Tip)

Copious irrigation is an eyeball's best friend if an irritating liquid splashes in it. ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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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

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eye health (Tip)

Not a problem. Many people can see very well with just one eye, and drive too. ...See more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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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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What foods can have an affect on vision/eye health either positively or negatively?

What foods can have an affect on vision/eye health either positively or negatively?

No effect: Except with extremes of deprivation as in starvation or some third world conditions, there are no dietary things that can alter vision negative or positive. There is a dietary supplement useful in the elderly related to macular degeneration but you are way too young to be concerned about that. ...Read more

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Eye health (Tip)

Since the amblyopic eye is less functional than th normal eye, it's vital to wear protective glasses. ...See more

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What does it say about your eye health if you have heavy, dark bads under your eyes?

What does it say about your eye health if you have heavy, dark bads under your eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be due to lack of sleep, allergies, age, or many other causes. Treatment of allergies if present and getting adequate rest can help some. Cool compresses 2 times a day and makeup coverup can be effective as well. If there is volume loss associated with dark circles, facial filler injections can be considered. Laser skin tightening can be effective in some cases. ...Read more

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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