Many of us are guilty of taking our vision and eye health for granted. Especially those who have 20/20 vision often think this will last forever. However, as we get older, our health suffers in a variety of ways and this includes deterioration of our vision. A number of common
Summer sweet potato pie would hit the spot right now if I had it. With the warmest season now in full swing and all that cooking inspiration after Memorial Day, we can’t let that creative cooking flare slide. Now that the weather is hot and sunny, and we want to
Thousands of South Africans are unaware that they have glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness. In conjunction with World Glaucoma Week from March 10-16, Novartis South Africa urges South Africans to be aware of their risk and to take steps to have the disease diagnosed as early as possible. Sometimes
To better prepare for the year ahead, it’s important that our health is in optimal condition. In the case of our sight, the month of January serves as National Glaucoma Awareness Month in the United States. Glaucoma is an eye disease that also happens to be the second leading cause
Loss of eyesight as a result of aging may appear as an unavoidable occurrence. However, with the right diet, you can maintain good eyesight. Eye disorders such as poor vision, dry eyes, cataracts (which cause cloudy vision), age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma all occur as a result of oxidative damage.
If you need any more reason to eat the rainbow, we’ve got plenty. Phytonutrients are compounds that can be found in plants. They serve various functions, all in a bid to ensure the plant’s longevity. Phytonutrients protect the plant from external factors such as ultraviolet radiation, pests, toxins and pollution
Sunglasses have long been considered the perfect warm-weather accessory. After all, a great pair of shades is just what your eyes need to protect them from the bright summer sun. But, what most people don’t realize is that sunglasses can be just as important, if not more, during the cold
The eyes are not only the gateway to your soul – they’re also a dead giveaway of your age, especially if you’ve led an unhealthy lifestyle. Age and beauty The skin surrounding your eyes is delicate, making it more susceptible to accelerated aging than the rest of your skin. Karen