How the Bates Method Can Help You Retrain Your Eyes to See More Clearly Again

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visionStory at-a-glance 

Your vision is not compromised because of weak eye muscles. Rather they’re too tensed to work properly, so you have to relax them

When you’re stressed, the strain squeezes muscles around your eyeballs and contorts them. Continue reading

Pine Cone Seeds Known as Pine Nuts

Cedar nutDid You Know…

that a simple seed used since Paleolithic times has astounding health benefits for weight loss, heart health, vision, and anti-aging?      Most modern people don’t recognize the seeds of pine cones as a superfood, but our Paleolithic ancestors certainly may have—they relied on these seeds Continue reading

Believe Your Way to Better Vision

eyesighttestRemember seven or eight years ago when the power of positive energy was all the rage? Led by books like The Secret, the philosophy preached that if you want something and visualize having it, it will eventually be yours. If you dispensed positive energy upon the universe, it would get back to you in some way, shape, or form. Continue reading

How One Drink Could Protect Your Eyesight

cgtThe association between vision and diabetes is not too well-known, but it’s definitely one to be aware of. Diabetes is a disease primarily caused by insulin resistance, of course, but along with blood sugar problems, diabetes can also affect the retinas of the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy, as the condition is called, is the most common reason for blindness in American adults. Continue reading

Bionic Eye Implants now Allow Blind People to Read

Researchers have made a breakthrough in restoring the ability to read for blind people with the speed they were formerly accustomed to, by using a “bionic eye” implant to transmit Braille patterns directly on to patients’ retinas.

The successful trial was carried out using a device called Argus II, which allows patients suffering from Continue reading

Barrow Scientists Discover Ways to Optimize Light Sources for Vision

Discovery could lead to billions of dollars in energy savings

Vision researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have made a groundbreaking discovery into the optimization of light sources to human vision. By tuning lighting devices to work more efficiently with the human brain the researchers believe billions of dollars in energy costs could be saved.

The research was conducted by Continue reading

Telemedicine Can Expand Screening for Retinopathy

Action Points

  • A study found that retinal photography with telemedicine communication to an offsite specialist was successful in a primary care practice for screening diabetics for diabetic retinopathy.
  • Note that the majority of patients screened did not have retinopathy but that rates and severity of disease were higher among Continue reading

What Protects Your Eyes Better Than Carrots Can?

carrotsThe second most common cause of vision loss in people over 65 is macular degeneration. In this condition, the retina is injured. This condition affects close to two million people in the U.S., a number expected to rise as the population ages.

Macular degeneration happens when the macula has deteriorated to the point where your central vision is blurred, Continue reading

To Every Food there Is a Season, Color, Taste, Element – Your Organs Know This, Do You?

If your mother had x-ray vision and eyes on the back of her head that saw everything, it’s probably because her body’s innate intelligence knew she ate a lots of red foods whose properties nourish the eyes and vision. The practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) teaches the Five Element theory, where each element relates to a season, flavor, color, organ, bodily system Continue reading

Special Workshop Allows Even the Blind to Cook

A unique cooking workshop for the blind and the visually impaired took place this week, for the first time in Israel.

The workshop was organized by the volunteer organization Lions and was held in the “Cooking Experience” center, which specializes in cooking workshops for purposes of both fun Continue reading

Fixing Vision Could Prevent Hip Fractures

badeyesightIt goes without saying that strong vision would help prevent falls that lead to broken bones when you are older. Well, a new study confirmed that notion in a health breakthrough chronicled in the “Journal of the American Medical Association.” It seems that surgery to fix cataracts helps prevent hip fractures.

The study found that Continue reading

5 Foods That Slow Down Your Body’s Aging Process

agingDid you Know…… that the nucleic acids in fish, fruits, beans, legumes, and chlorella have powerful rejuvenating properties that slow down the aging process?When one thinks of vital nutrients … vitamins, minerals, proteins and essential fatty acids may come to mind, but rarely do nucleic acids top the list.  Continue reading

Breakthrough in the World of Vision Health

sightAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of age-related blindness. What used to be health secrets aren’t so secretive any more: natural medicine offers valuable protection against AMD. Now, for the time ever, researchers report that an oral nutraceutical may Continue reading

Alternative Treatments Dissolve Cataracts, Prevent their Return, and Help to avoid Surgery

Surgery is usually the only option offered by conventional medicine to people with cataracts; however, there are alternative treatments that may dissolve cataracts preventing their return. Cataracts occur when the eye’s natural lens becomes cloudy, causing vision loss. They are most common in people over 40 and are the main cause of blindness worldwide, according to All About Vision. Continue reading

Rehovot Doctors Save Infant’s Vision from Virus

“The angels in white saved my baby,” grateful mother says of Kaplan Medical Center doctors.

The sight in the right eye of a five-month-old infant has been saved by Kaplan Medical Center doctors after they surgically infused antibiotics directly into the socket.

The eye had been overwhelmed by an infection caused by a rare virus.

The infant, from Ashdod, was rushed to the Rehovot hospital, where a new strain of an aggressive bacterium called Kingella kingae was diagnosed. Continue reading