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artificial tears

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 […]

Vitamin eye health

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 […]