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You Sleep Better After You Lose Weight

You Sleep Better After You Lose Weight

Sleep apnea is more common among people who are obese. So, one new study looked at how weight loss might help people with this condition. This new study showed that to lose weight even moderately may slow the long-term progression of obstructive .. Read More

Eyes, Health, Health News | 02.24.14 | No Comments

Is Carrots Good For Your Eyes? (Day 8)

An old wives’ tale proves true: carrots do help you see better. It has long been known that carrots’ beta carotene (which forms vitamin A) helps your eyes adjust to dim light. Cutting-edge research suggests that other antioxidants in plant-based .. Read More

Eyes | 08.1.11 | No Comments

Keratoconus: A Degenerative Disorder

Keratoconus: A Degenerative Disorder

A degenerative disorder in which the CORNEA thins, allowing it to protrude from the surface of the EYE in somewhat of a cone shape. Keratoconus affects both eyes though often progresses at different rates in each eye. Ophthalmologists do .. Read More

Eyes | 06.22.11 | No Comments

Lens: Primary Focusing Structure Of The Eye

Lens: Primary Focusing Structure Of The Eye

The primary focusing structure of the EYE, located in the center at the front of the eye. The lens is transparent, convex (rounded outward on each side), round, and flexible. A thin membrane encloses the lens. Tiny muscles at the front ed.. Read More

Eyes | 06.21.11 | No Comments

Keratitis: Inflammation of the Cornea

Keratitis: Inflammation of the Cornea

INFLAMMATION of the CORNEA, usually the result of an INFECTION. The cause of the infection is more commonly viral, such as HERPES SIMPLEX or HERPES ZOSTER, than bacterial. Symptoms of infectious keratitis include redness and irritation.. Read More

Eyes | 06.21.11 | No Comments

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Damage to the OPTIC NERVE resulting from insufficient blood supply, sometimes called “STROKE” of the optic nerve. Ischemic optic neuropathy is occurs most commonly in people over age 55 and causes mild to complete VISION IMPAIRMENT. The.. Read More

Eyes | 06.19.11 | No Comments

Iritis: Inflammation of the Iris

Iritis: Inflammation of the Iris

INFLAMMATION of the iris, the MUSCLE surrounding the pupil of the EYE. Iritis may develop as a result of INFECTION, such as CONJUNCTIVITIS that spreads to involve other structures of the eye. Iritis also occurs as part of the inflammatory p.. Read More

Eyes | 06.17.11 | No Comments

Get Rid of Puffy Eyes or Dark Circles

Get Rid of Puffy Eyes or Dark Circles

If you battle with puffy eyes or dark circles that make you look worn out, do not feel alone. This is actually a very common complaint that can be treated easily. By using a mixture of Vitamin C ester and alpha-lipoic acid eye therapy, you .. Read More

Eyes, Health, Men's Health, Tips and Advices, Women's Health | 11.2.08 | 4 Comments

Color Vision Deficiency

Color Vision Deficiency

Color vision deficiency (color blindness) refers to abnormal color vision that causes a person to see colors differently than others see them or that causes problems distinguishing certain colors. The deficiency may range from difficulty te.. Read More

Eyes | 08.22.08 | 3 Comments

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration

The part of the retina (the light-sensitive membrane that lines the back of the eye) that provides sharp sight in the center of the field of vision is called the macula. You need this sharp central vision to see fine details. It is essentia.. Read More

Eyes | 08.22.08 | No Comments

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