Can Coffee Keep Retinal Damage Away?

Coffee drinkers, rejoice! Aside from java’s energy jolt, food scientists say you may reap another health benefit from a daily cup of joe: prevention of deteriorating eyesight and possible blindness from retinal degeneration due to glaucoma, aging and diabetes. Read full article here

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Star Shaped Cataracts?

Do you or someone you know work in or around the electrical industry? If so here is an article to take note of. A 42 year old electrician was working when he received a 14,000 volt electrical shock to his shoulder. Over the course of several weeks his vision deteriorated and went to see the…

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Allergies

Allergies affecting the eye are fairly common. The most common allergies are those related to pollen, particularly when the weather is warm and dry. Allergies that affect the eyes can also be related to pet dander, cosmetics, daily chemicals and even the foods we eat. Symptoms Symptoms can include redness, itching, tearing, burning, stinging, and…

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This pamphlet is designed to help people with age-related macular degeneration and their families better understand the disease. It describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of age-related macular degeneration. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that affects your central vision. It is a common cause of vision loss among people over age of…

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