UV radiation causes sunburn and skin cancer and accelerates skin aging. Overexposure to UV radiation can lead to inflammations of the cornea and the conjunctiva in the eye, and causes or accelerates cataract development. Currently, one in five North Americans and one in two Australians will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime.
10 Common Eye Myths and how they can be cleared up. Thinking correctly about your vision can help you maintain optimum vision.
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the U.S. Glaucoma is a very misunderstood disease. Often, people don’t realize the potential severity of the disease or who is at risk of acquiring the disease. It most often occurs in people over age 40, although a congenital or infantile form of glaucoma exists. People with a family history of glaucoma, African Americans over the age of 40, and Hispanics over the age of 60 are at an increased risk of developing glaucoma. Other risk factors include thinner corneas, chronic eye inflammation, and using medications that increase the pressure in the eyes
I was able to see first hand how being a member of Vision Source benefits both you, the patient, as well as the optometric practice when I attended the annual Vision Source North American Meeting. The entire event was so perfectly orchestrated that it was obvious we are part of an organization that takes caring…
When you visit Uptown Eye Care you will no doubt notice the phrase “Vision Source” in our office, on our signs, letterhead, business cards, brochures, etc. When you call our office we tell you that you have reached “Uptown Eye Care, your Vision Source”. But do you know what that means or why we have associated ourselves with this organization?
In this third installment of visualization I’d like to explain how to apply visualization in learning , particularly in spelling and math facts.
The act of being able to imagine and “see” in our mind is a very powerful tool we use to learn. Visualization doesn’t come naturally to everyone but it is something that can be learned.
You may be thinking what does visualization have to do with AD(H)D, dyslexia or learning? Let’s first define that visualization is the act of mentally imagining a form or situation. This can be remembering a trip you took or imagining an object in your mind.
Remember that the closer to raw state a food is, the better source of nutrients it is. Cooking, canning, drying and freezing all reduce the concentrations of nutrients. Fortified milk and cereals and vitamin supplements are also good options to increase the level of nutrients in your diet.
Do you feel that having more than one pair of glasses is excessive or unnecessary? Perhaps you believe that since you have only one pair of eyes, you should only need one pair of glasses.