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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
823 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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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
823 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

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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 Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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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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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 Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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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 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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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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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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