Spinach, other leafy greens, and eggs contain the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin. These reduce the risk of macular degenration and cataracts.

Your eyes also love VItamin C, Vitamin E, Fatty Acids, and Zinc.

Citrus, Whole grains, Vegetable oils, & Cold water fish are a few healthy sources of these nutrients.

Nearly 70% of the sensory receptors in your whole body are in the eyes.

  • An eye is composed of more than 2 million working parts.
  • Of all the muscles in our bodies, the muscles that control our eyes are the most active.
  • 80% of vision problems worldwide are avoidable or even curable.
  • 80% of what we learn is through our eyes.

information from the discovery eye foundation

We also carry UV protective sunglasses with polarized options such as the new REVO lens. In addition, we carry EnChroma lenses for color-blind patients.

  • Remember to blink! When focused on computers or TV, our blinking rate slows. This along with modern air conditioning and heating causes our eyes to become unnaturally dry.
  • When watching TV or studying try to remember the 20-20-20 exercise:

Eye Health Tips

With students and workers spending increasing amounts of time reading, myopia (nearsightedness) is effecting nearly everyone. By spending more time outside, especially as children, we can take steps to prevent the need for correction.

We  recommend considering protective lenses if you work with technology. Reducing exposure to blue light will allow for more comfort at work while protecting the longevity of your vision.

With nearly 60% of Americans using digital devices for more than 5 hours a day. It is important that the effects of our lifestyles are known to us.

  • Exposure to blue light emitted by our devices can upset our body's rhythms including our sleep cycles and organ function. This can be a major cause of fatigue.

Whie it is very important to protect our eyes. Regular exercise, sleep, and good nutrition are the best measures we can take towards preventing eye disease and maintaining good vision.

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