A plethora of studies have shown anti-oxidants help slow progression of eye diseases such as macular degeneration, light sensitivity (we call it photophobia), with age related eye disease study (AREDS for short) being the most famous, so much so supplements use its name in marketing. Cold water or oily fish contain Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and… Read more »
Posts Categorized: General Health
Firstly, we want to say we sincerely hope you, your friends and family are healthy during these stressful times. Who thought we’d still be here over a year later. We feel privileged to be a part of your health care team and are taking steps to keep you as safe as possible for everyone who comes in…. Read more »
Updated April 2021 What is Coronavirus or COVID-19? COVID-19, originally known as 2019-nCoV, is a strain of a large family of coronaviruses which can be transmitted from animals to humans. It was first identified as the cause of a respiratory illness outbreak in Wuhan, China in November 2019. On March 11, 2020 the World Health… Read more »
Eyelid Twitches can drive you nuts! You may have experienced this before: out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms or tics are actually quite common. Here are 8 things you should know about this eye condition!
Washing Dishes By Hand May Lower The Risk Of Allergies In Kids A new and preliminary study published in the journal Pediatrics, adds to an increasing body of evidence that suggests getting a little dirty does the immune system some good. That thinking is known as the “hygiene hypothesis,” which speculates that the reason kids… Read more »
A recent Canadian research report (Canadian Journal of Cardiology, December 2014) showed that taking a statin to lower your cholesterol may raise your risk of developing cataracts. Statin medications such as Zocor, Crestor and Lipitor protect many people from heart attack and stroke. They may raise the odds of developing the vision problems by 27… Read more »