Our eye health and vision can be compromised by many different factors, from our diet and environment to age and lifestyle. Here are a few of the most common conditions that affect people every day.
Dry Eye is a condition where the surface of the eye becomes inflamed and sore due to an imbalance between the tear film and the eyelids. This might be because you have a deficiency in the quality or quantity of your tears.
Antioxidants, such as Vitamin A and Vitamin C, and other important nutrients have been shown to have a positive effect on eye health and reducing certain conditions. Vitamins and minerals have also been shown to be essential for good vision.
As we get older, particularly over the age of 60, we are more prone to developing eye problems. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Is a common cause for poor vision in older people.
Blepharitis literally means ‘inflamed eyelids’. It can be the skin area around the eyelashes that is inflamed, or the area around the oil-producing (Meibomian) glands, or both. It is a chronic condition that can be controlled, but not often cured.
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