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The Ultimate Guide to Omega-3 Fish Oil Benefits

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The Ultimate Guide to Omega-3 Fish Oil Benefits

Think of Omega-3s as a major player in helping your body function normally. They provide many different health benefits, so you can continue doing all the things you love. Let's take a look at Omega-3 health benefits below. Eye Health Omega-3 fatty acids may be essential for optimal visual development. Dry eyes have been linked to omega-3 deficiency.1 Research shows Omega-3s found in fish oil...

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How To Pick Out A Good Pair of Sunglasses

Posted by Cheri Rifkin on

How To Pick Out A Good Pair of Sunglasses

“My Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades!” That 80’s group could have also sung “My Eyes Are So Important, I Gotta Wear Shades”! The truth is that everyone should wear shades when outside in bright light. They help protect our eyes against allergens, dust, dirt and the occasional flying object like rocks or bugs while engaging in exercise such as cycling or running. Sunglasses...

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Protecting your Eyes from Sunlight

Posted by Dr. Jeff Pearl, MD on

Protecting your Eyes from Sunlight

It has long been suggested that sunlight, specifically UV rays are harmful to one’s eyes. We have all heard “Don’t stare at the sun, you will go blind”. Mom may be more right than you know. Solar radiation, UV-A and UV-B rays can have both short and long-term effects on your eyes. Just like your skin, short-term exposure to UV rays can cause sunburn of...

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Eye Exams and Disease Detection

Posted by Cheri Rifkin on

Eye Exams and Disease Detection

Perhaps you’ve heard it said that your eyes are the window to the soul. It’s more accurate to say that they are a window to your body’s health! Ocular nutrition such as Omega 3s, Lutein, Astaxanthin and Bilberry, provide a good base to help keep your eyes healthy. Eye exams can also help with early diagnosis of potentially serious illnesses. Blood-clotting disorders can be detected...

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Interesting (and surprising!) Facts About Your Vision

Posted by Cheri Rifkin on

Interesting (and surprising!) Facts About Your Vision

An important infographic about your eye health. Source: http://www.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/

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