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  • Air Pollution Linked To Higher Risk of Glaucoma
    December 11, 2019 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Air Pollution Linked To Higher Risk of Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is a condition that damages the eye’s optic nerve, usually as a result of a buildup of fluid in the front part of the eye. If the condition progresses, it can lead to permanent vision loss or even total...

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  • Bear Computer Dark Bright Screen
    November 3, 2019 Carl Pradelli

    Protecting your Eyes from Technology

    From smartphones, iPads, and laptops to desktops and television, everyone in today’s society uses technology daily. Technology is a large part of our lives now and it has become something that we can’t live without. Unfortunately, the blue light emitted...

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  • Man Business Work Computer
    June 9, 2019 Emma McGowan

    Maqui Berry Shown to Improve Dry Eye Symptoms

    Dry eye syndrome occurs when tears evaporate too quickly, or the eye does not produce enough tears. Dry eye symptoms include stinging and burning eyes, red or irritated eyes, gritty eyes, and eye fatigue. A new suggests that maqui berry...

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  • Sushi Sashimi Dinner Meal
    February 27, 2019 Emma McGowan

    Study Finds Omega-3 Intake Levels Well Below Recommended Levels

    Omega-3’s have been shown to have many health benefits, including improving eye health, improving cardiovascular disease risks, fighting inflammation, and reducing the risk of depression. According to a new study, intakes of omega-3 fatty acids are well below the recommended...

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  • Eye Eyelash Face Pupil Iris
    February 4, 2019 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Study Finds Link Between Vitamin K Levels And Eye Health

    Active matrix GLA protein (MGP), which helps preserve various elements of the eye, requires vitamin K to be activated. A new study suggests a link between vitamin K levels and eye health.For this study, the researchers randomly recruited 935 people...

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  • Fish Oil Pills Omega-3 Omega3 Supplement
    June 14, 2018 Emma McGowan

    Omega-3s May Help Reduce Glaucoma Risk Factor

    Elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) is the major modifiable risk factor for glaucoma. A recent study suggests that oral supplementation of omega-3s may help reduce IOP. Participants in the study included 105 people between the ages of 33 and 38 with...

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