Author Archive | Jude Desquitado

Smoking Affects the Health of Your Eyes

Most people who use tobacco products today are well aware of the warnings made about this substance. Smoking and other tobacco use have been identified as a leading cause of disease and early death. Additionally, the habit is recognized as a preventable cause of medically significant conditions such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Essentially, smoking […]

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Combating Eye Strain in the Age of Technology

There is a reliance on technology today that is unprecedented in our society. Millions of people spend hours each day connected to some type of electronic device. Whether necessary or not, usage of handheld devices, tables, Smartphones, video games, computers, and television is at an all-time high. While some reports encourage us to minimize our […]

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Should You Consider LASIK?

LASIK is a popular and advanced treatment for improving vision and making everyday life a little easier. If you’re considering LASIK, take a moment to learn more about the procedure and find out what it has to offer. What is LASIK used for? LASIK is used to treat refractive errors in vision. In most cases, […]

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5 Reasons You Might Have Dry Eyes

Having dry eyes can be incredibly uncomfortable and interfere with day-to-day activities. In some cases dry eyes are the result of serious underlying problems, and in other cases simple lifestyle changes could relieve your dry eyes. The first step to relief is finding out what is causing the problem. Keep reading to learn more about […]

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Nutrients That Support Healthy Eyes

Consuming the right foods and beverages can help you stay healthy while the wrong food and drinks can make it harder. The same principle goes for the health of your eyes. The right nutrients can help keep your eyes healthy—keep reading to learn about specific nutrients that support healthy eyes. Beta-Carotene Beta-carotene is a type […]

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Taking Care Of The Skin Near Your Eyes

Keeping your eyes healthy and free of infection is important, and a crucial part of that is taking care of the skin around your eyes. Failing to take care of the skin near your eyes can lead to dry eyes, irritation, eye infections, extra wrinkles, and more problems. The following tips can help you protect […]

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Understanding Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss and affects millions of people. Keep reading to learn more about this common problem and find out how to protect your eyes. What is macular degeneration? Your retina is at the back of your eye and helps to record images and transmit them to […]

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Understanding Common Eye Conditions

Hyperopia, myopia, and astigmatism are three very common eye conditions that can interfere with your vision. Keep reading to learn more about these common vision issues and available treatments. Hyperopia Hyperopia is also often called farsightedness. People with hyperopia can see things that are far away quite clearly, but they have trouble focusing on nearby […]

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma 101

Glaucoma is, unfortunately, a common problem—but knowing more about glaucoma can help you stay healthy and protect your vision. Here’s what you should know. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition that describes damage to the optic nerve. This damage is usually caused by increased pressure in the eyes. Damage to the optic nerve can […]

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