Category: Dry Eye Disease

How Nutrition and Lifestyle Can Significantly Improve Eye Health

It may surprise you to know that your eyeballs are connected to the rest of your body. Now that you know, it shouldn’t surprise you to know that how one takes care of his or her body has the potential to affect the eyes and vision. Good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle are beneficial for every part of the body, but in what ways can we use our knowledge of nutrition and lifestyle to improve eye health?

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What Is Dry Eye Disease?

Dry eye disease may not sound particularly intimidating but those who have experienced severe dry eye know that it can significantly impact quality of life. Think of stubbing your pinky toe – it doesn’t sound like much and pre-stub it’s all good until you jam it into the table leg, then you realize that it’s actually really painful.

A cross-sectional study conducted in 2017 found that over 16 million Americans are projected to have dry eye disease. That’s 16 million Americans living with discomfort of the eyes and compromised vision. The prevalence of dry eye increases with age and is more common in women than men.

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Research & Publications

I’m Not Crying (the Watery Eye)

Have you ever walked outside and suddenly everyone is wondering why tears are streaming down your face, and even more peculiarly, …

Why Vision Declines with Age

The onward march of time is relentless and unstoppable. For some, age creeps up slowly; for others, one day you’re …

Manuka Honey Can Improve Dry Eye Symptoms

Honey. Sweet, sticky, golden, delicious, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial honey. In addition to being a delicious condiment …