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What You Need to know about Macular Degeneration

What You Need to know about Macular Degeneration

[sgmb id=”1″] According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, Macular Degeneration is an incurable eye disease caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina (the inside back layer of the eye that records the images we see and sends them through the […]

Healthy Vision by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Healthy Vision by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Your eyes are similar to a camera. Like a camera, if any part of your eye becomes damaged, you do not get a clear picture. Some of the common risks that affect your vision are your lifetime exposure to sunlight, your age, and smoking. All […]

The Value of Lutein Supplements

The Value of Lutein Supplements

Lutein, a nutrient and antioxidant found in foods such as spinach, kale, collard greens, and egg yolks and extracted from marigolds to make dietary supplements, has been studied as a critical component for maintaining good vision health. A large government study has found that a […]

Bacterial Infections Common for Contact Wearers

Bacterial Infections Common for Contact Wearers

Contacts have become less of a rare commodity and more of a necessity for those with vision problems who do not want to be troubled with wearing glasses every day. But as common as contacts are, so are the bacterial infections they can harbor. Many […]

Vision Health: Hope for a Cataract Cure

Vision Health: Hope for a Cataract Cure

As recently reported by our very own Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND, in the United States, many develop serious eye conditions, one of the most common being cataracts. Cataracts are a “clouding” of the lens of the eye that develops into a white area that can […]

Cataracts by Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND

Cataracts by Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND

Many say, “The eyes are the window to the soul”. Unfortunately, in the United States, many develop serious eye conditions. One of the most common conditions that develop in the eye is known as a cataract. Though it is very common, it can be difficult […]