Vitamins That Improve Eyesight

You may be able to help prevent or delay the onset of these and other eye problems with a high intake of certain nutrients, including vitamins. However, don’t attempt to self-treat any eye condition with supplementary vitamins unless you are under the supervision of a doctor, as some have potentially harmful side effects and may interfere with the function of certain medications.

Your eyesight is your most precious sense. Add the foods on this list into your weekly  list to keep your eyes beautiful, healthy, and well protected.

Vitamin C   vitamin c

People with age-related macular degeneration could lower their risk of irreversible vision loss by taking a combination of vitamins, one of which is vitamin C.

Excellent sources of dietary vitamin C include citrus fruits, vegetables and fruit juice.

Vitamin Evitamin-e

Most people get enough vitamin E to fulfill this requirement from foods including nuts such as almonds, avocados and vegetable oils.

Vitamin E’s strong antioxidant properties helped make it effective against macular degeneration. Taking supplemental vitamin E along with vitamin C may also treat uveitis, a condition in which one of the layers in the eye becomes inflamed and obscures vision.

Vitamin A vitimins A

Your body needs vitamin A to produce rhodopsin, the receptors in your retina that allow your eye to react to light. Without enough vitamin A in your diet you may be unable to see in dim light, a condition known as night blindness. A severe or prolonged vitamin A deficiency can ultimately result in corneal ulcers, scarring, and eventually, a complete loss of vision.

Vitamin DVITAMIN-D-

Vitamin D can help inhibit tissue inflammation and the development of abnormal blood vessels that contribute to the eye condition. Your skin synthesizes some vitamin D when you’re exposed to direct sunlight, but good food sources include eggs, fatty fish such as salmon and vitamin D-fortified products like breakfast cereal or milk. Adults should aim to get at least 600 IUs of vitamin D daily.

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It is always a good idea to consult with your eye doctor to discuss your options. Drop into 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore for all your eye care needs. We look forward to becoming your trusted source for everything related to eye care, glasses and contacts.

Create A Healthier Workplace

Work days are getting longer which, in turn, means longer hours at our office desk staring at the computer screen, unfortunately this takes a toll on our bodies especially our eyes. Having minor vision problems that have not been properly detected and diagnosed such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or presbyopia can contribute further to the declining health of your eyesight. It’s important to schedule routine eye examinations at least once per year. – See more at: http://2020eyeglassorlando.com/office-eye-strain-care-and-proper-eye-examination/#sthash.kbAhaCM2.dpuf

 It’s important to schedule routine eye examinations at least once per year.

Work days are getting longer which, in turn, means longer hours at our office desk staring at the computer screen, unfortunately this takes a toll on our bodies especially our eyes. Having minor vision problems that have not been properly detected and diagnosed such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or presbyopia can contribute further to the declining health of your eyesight. It’s important to schedule routine eye examinations at least once per year. – See more at: http://2020eyeglassorlando.com/office-eye-strain-care-and-proper-eye-examination/#sthash.kbAhaCM2.dpuf

Create a healthy work placeEven if you are not experiencing changes in your eyesight you could already be manifesting very serious eye conditions that you are not aware of.  It’s always smart to have a check up! If you are in the Orlando area, come and visit 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore or call us at 407-767-5600407-767-5600 and make an appointment.

Here at 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore we offer our customers competitive pricing.  We have thousands of frames to choose from and do not lack in great quality customer service.  We have a frame for every face and a price for every budget. 

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How To Find the Perfect Pair of Eyeglasses

With so many choices out there, you’ve probably found yourself a little overwhelmed when shopping for glasses at some point or another.

How do you find the frames that will work best for you? Here’s a quick and fun guide to help you get started;

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Drop into 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore for all your eye care needs. We have a frame for every face and a price for any budget. We also have Independent Optometrists located on site who will be happy to examine your child’s vision. Walk-in’s are welcome but we ask that you come 15 minutes prior to your desired appointment time.

Winter Park, Melbourne, and Orange City.  We are proud to feature thousands of frame styles, lenses from the leading manufacturers, and sunglasses from the brands you love and trust.

Juice Recipes for Improving Eyesight

  • Basil (fresh) – 3 leaves 7.5g
  • Carrots – 14 medium 854g
  • Lemon – 1/2 fruit (2-3/8″ dia) 42g
  • Peaches – 5 medium (2-2/3″ dia) 750g

Directions

Juice in this order for best flavor: basil, lemon, peaches, carrots

Improving Eyesight

Deficiency of vitamin A can cause some difficulty seeing in dim light. Since carrot is rich in vitamin A it is good for improving eyesight.Macular Degeneration Prevention.

Macular Degeneration Prevention

This is a common eye disease of elderly. It impairs the macula. Researches found that people who ate the most Beta-carotene had a forty percent lower risk of macular degeneration compared with those who consumed the least.

Immune System

Carrots do wonders for boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells; building resistant to various kinds of infections.

Asthma Help

Lemon juice assists in curing respiratory problems, along with breathing problems and revives a person suffering from asthma. Lemon, being a rich rich source of vitamin C, helps in dealing with respiratory disorders.

To read more about benefits of Peachy Keen Click here.

Your eyesight is your most precious sense. Add the foods nutritions on this list into your weekly diet to keep your eyes beautiful, healthy, and well protected.

Your vision is priceless and it is important that you maintain your visual wellness by scheduling a yearly comprehensive eye exam with your optometrist or ophthalmologist.

 

Acanthamoeba

Acanthamoeba is one of the most ubiquitous organisms in the environment, but rarely causes infections. When infection does occur, however, it can be extremely serious and vision threatening. 

AcanthamoebaBy educating yourself about the symptoms and risk factors for Acanthamoeba keratitis, you can help protect yourself from this potentially sight-threatening infection.  The best defense against Acanthamoeba keratitis infection is proper contact lens hygiene. See the Lens Care Guide for detailed contact lens care instructions.

Symptoms

  • A red, (frequently) painful eye infection—especially if the discomfort does not improve with treatment.
  • Foreign body sensation, tearing, light sensitivity, and blurred vision.
  • Red, irritated eyes lasting for an unusually long period of time after removal of contact lenses.

Risk Factors

  • Use of tap water in cleaning and disinfecting contact lenses—including the lens case.
  • Swimming with contact lenses in the eyes, especially in fresh water lakes and rivers. Acanthamoeba keratitis has also been isolated from virtually all water sources—from pools to hot tubs to showers.
  • Failure to follow lens care instructions (see Lens Care Guide below)/poor compliance.

Lens Care Guide

  • Always wash hands before handling contact lenses.
  • Rub and rinse the surface of the contact lens before storing.
  • Use only sterile products recommended by your optometrist to clean and disinfect your lenses.
  • Avoid using tap water to wash or store contact lenses.
  • Contact lens solution must be discarded upon opening the case, and fresh solution used each time the lens is placed in the case.
  • Replace lenses using your doctor’s prescribed schedule.
  • Do not sleep in contact lenses unless prescribed by your doctor and never after swimming.
  • Never swap lenses with someone else.
  • Never put contact lenses in your mouth.
  • See your optometrist regularly for contact lens evaluation.
  • If you experience RSVP (redness, secretions, visual blurring or pain), return to your optometrist immediately!

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Even if you are not experiencing changes in your eyesight you could already be manifesting very serious eye conditions that you are not aware of.  It’s always smart to have a check up! If you are in the Orlando area, come and visit 20/20 Eyeglass Superstoreor call us at 407-767-5600407-767-5600 and make an appointment.

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Pure Aloe Vera for Dry Eyes

Pure Aloe Vera for Dry EyesPeople who suffer from dry eye often experience symptoms such as burning, itching and redness. Over-the-counter artificial tears may help relieve symptoms, but, for chronic sufferers, the discomfort and irritation return. This discomfort will often prompt people with dry eye to search for alternative treatments, such as aloe vera, a plant well-known for its soothing properties.

Cause

A tear film made of three layers coats the surface of your eye, and if any of these layers has a poor quality, you may experience dry eye. Another cause of dry eye occurs when your eyes fail to produce an adequate amount of tears to coat, nourish and soothe your eye.

Aloe Vera

The leaves of the aloe plant contain a thick, gel-like substance that can help soothe burns, dry skin and other conditions. Aloe vera gel cannot improve your tear film or increase the amount of tears you produce. You should not place aloe vera gel directly in your eye since this may increase the discomfort and irritation on the surface of your eye.

Considerations

If you feel that aloevera could help your dry eye symptoms, you should talk with your doctor before applying the gel or other aloe era solution. Your doctor may suggest applying a small amount at first, and this will help you determine how well the surface of your eye will tolerate the aloe. If you experience any adverse reactions to aloe vera near your eye, discontinue use immediately.

Read the original article at livestrong.com

Here at 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore, we’re concerned with keeping our Orlando patients’ vision as healthy as possible. We also want you and your family to have healthy eyes.

It’s important to stay up to date on eye health information, especially because some eye conditions like Glaucoma have no symptoms.  As an adult, you might ask yourself, “Why get an eye exam?” Getting an annual eye exam can easily be forgotten, especially with work, family and other obligations.  Make sure you set a reminder in your smartphone or pencil it in to your calendar to get a regular eye exam every year.

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