This post has been at the top of my topic list for about 2 years. I've started it as a draft and have just been holding it off for no legit reason. But before the summer ends, I'd like to share two summery blissful smoothies (please don't hate me if I have mistaken the word… Continue reading Spoil Your Eyes With Summer Smoothies
Category: All About Eyes
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Understanding Refractive Errors
A refractive error occurs when the image can't be perfectly focused on the retina due to disturbances of the optics of the eye. The result is a blur in vision at some distance. High refractive errors can be accompanied by headaches, difficulty reading print, print jumping around, halos and glare and double vision. While refractive… Continue reading Understanding Refractive Errors
Gestational Diabetes? How does it affect the unborn baby’s vision?
It is not surprising that gestational diabetes can temporarily affect a mother's vision, as mentioned in the previous post. However, recent studies have found a link between mother's diabetes (Type I, Type II and gestational) and the baby's vision over the course of his/her upbringing (up to the age of 25). The studies have found… Continue reading Gestational Diabetes? How does it affect the unborn baby’s vision?
Pregnant? What happens to your eyes?
Just another symptom from what to expect when you are expecting! or should I say not expecting?! Yes, your eyes do go through some changes whilst pregnant. While most are non-concerning and temporary, a few are more significant and require a little more care. Blurry Eyes You may have already noticed, your vision might have… Continue reading Pregnant? What happens to your eyes?
Holiday Gone Wrong
Weight loss surgery?! What’s it got to do with your eyes?
Obesity is increasing in prevalence worldwide, and so is the refuge to weight-loss surgeries. They vary in type, but almost all of them will result in nutritional deficiencies sometime throughout the person's lifetime. Often, these deficiencies are silent and slow until the symptoms attack in what feels like a sudden episode of unexplained changes. Side… Continue reading Weight loss surgery?! What’s it got to do with your eyes?
The Truth About Carrots
Without a doubt, carrots, like other vegetables and fruit are rich in vitamins and nutrients bringing many benefits to the health of the human body. The tales relating to carrots and eyesight have been numerous across different cultures and times. The debate of whether carrots improve eyesight is a myth or not is still the… Continue reading The Truth About Carrots
Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma, with a prevalence of just over 55 million people living with the condition WORLDWIDE! It is also the world's leading cause of blindness. What's really crushing is that it can be easily prevented if detected early. However, the sneaky condition often goes unnoticed as… Continue reading Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022
Caring Tips For Your Glasses
It goes without saying, yet a gentle reminder. There's nothing worse than having to look through scratched lenses.
Advances In Red-Green Colourblind Technology
You might have seen it on social media, glasses that allow colour-blind people to see colour. But, how true is it? How common? How effective? What else is there? While unharmful, colour blindness is cruel when it comes to managing every day’s living. People with colour blindness find it difficult to cook, night drive, distinguish… Continue reading Advances In Red-Green Colourblind Technology