Age Related Macular Degeneration or AMD

Age Related Macular Degeneration or AMD

February is Age Related Macular Degeneration Month Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a type of eye disease that is the leading cause of vision loss in the elderly in developed countries. In a person’s forties or fifties, subtle abnormalities indicating...
Resolutions for Healthy Eyes

Resolutions for Healthy Eyes

For many of us, tradition dictates that we begin the new year with health-related resolutions. We frequently make resolutions to get more exercise, eat a healthier diet, or quit smoking. And that’s fantastic, especially since the benefits of those resolutions...
Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Safe Toys and Celebrations Participate in Safe Toys and Celebrations Month in December. Because December is the most popular gift-giving month in the world, it’s critical to keep safety in mind as you shop for the children in your life. According to the US...
November: Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Pt. 1

November: Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Pt. 1

November is Diabetic Eye Disease awareness month. Diabetes is a condition in which your blood glucose (or blood sugar) levels are abnormally high. You get glucose from the foods you eat. Your body’s cells require glucose for energy. Insulin, a hormone, aids in...
Can the Brain Help Recover Sight?

Can the Brain Help Recover Sight?

A new understanding of how some visually impaired adults can begin to see offers a fresh perspective on the brain’s capabilities. A collaboration between researchers at the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences and the School of Medicine...