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Headache is one the most common pain in the body. Some headaches are caused by vision, but there are other types of headaches with different causes and treatments. The following article, courtesy of Dr. Josephine Lo, explains a few commonly seen types of headaches in her chiropractic practice. Cervicogenic Headache The term “cervicogenic” literally means […]

Quitting smoking may be one of the best thing you could do for your health. Not only does smoking affect your general health, but also your eye health. The following are some of the conditions that are associated with smoking… Cataract: yellowing and cloudiness of the crystalline lens caused by oxidative toxins found in cigarette […]

Facts: Cataract is clouding and yellowing of the crystalline lens in the eye The cloudy lens prevents lights from focusing on the retina causing blurry vision Many people are unaware that they are losing vision as cataracts develop slowly Cataract is one of the most common visual impairment in older people Symptoms: Blurry or dimmed […]

At the end of your eye exam, you might be given a glasses prescription. Once you finally narrowed it down to the perfect glasses frame, then it’s time to talk about lenses. Single vision, bifocal, multifocal, progressive, coatings… Were you overwhelmed by the lens and coating options available? Let me break it down for you. […]

Artificial tears will lubricate, sooth, promote healing and re-wet the surface of the eyes. It is often used as part of the treatment plan for dry eye syndrome and computer vision syndrome. Types of Artificial Tears There are mainly two types: preservatived and non-preservatived.  Preservatives can sometimes irritate and cause dryness. Non-preserved tears have less […]

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of age-related Blindness. Facts on Macular Degeneration: Loss of central vision 90% dry form (slower progression and less severe) 10% wet form (more rapid progression and more severe) Currently no cure,  the key is to slow down progression, so early detection is therefore crucial Risk Factors: Family history of […]

For most people,  vitamin supplement is less important than a healthy and balanced diet. However, for those who have age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), current medical protocol recommends special formulated vitamin therapy, such as: PreserVision AREDS 2 with Omega-3 formula Vitalux Advanced Vitalux-S plus Omega-3 If you have ever or are currently smoking, ensure that the […]

Facts on Dry Eye Syndrome: Dry eye syndrome is a chronic, but manageable condition Thin layer of tears lubricates and protects the surface of the eyes One in four people suffers from dry eye syndrome Commonly affect women, seniors, contact lens wearers and people with inflammatory conditions. Causes: Normal aging process Side effects from medication […]

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