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Beta Carotene & Your Vision: Does It Actually Help?

Beta carotene has proven to be a non-toxic answer to improving vision. It can help to prevent night blindness, and it is also a proven preventive for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and dry eye syndrome. The nourishing eye supplement also proves its effectiveness as an antioxidant. Antioxidants prevent the production of free radicals, which are […]

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Green Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages & More

Green eyes are the rarest color, with only 2 percent of the world population naturally having green eyes. The largest concentration of green eyes is found in Ireland and Scotland, where 86 percent of the population has blue or green eyes. What Causes Green Eyes? Green eyes are not caused by pigmentation, but by a […]

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Blue Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages & More

Blue eyes are considered rare. Approximately 8 to 10 percent of the world’s population has blue eyes.  The color blue is considered a genetic alteration, which may have occurred about 6,000 to 10,000 years ago. Before that point, it was believed that most people had brown eyes. In the United States, blue eyes are becoming […]

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Hazel Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages & More

Hazel-colored eyes are often described as light brown, greenish-brown, golden, and hazel.  Like the color of the hazelnut, this color is unique and variable. It may contain flecks or flickers of other colors, which cause the iris to feature shades of blue, amber, green, or even orange. Hazel eyes are rare, and this may contribute […]

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Brown Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages, Shades & More

Brown eyes have a larger amount of melanin, the pigment that creates eye color. The more melanin, the deeper the color.  As brown is the most common eye color around the world, it is not surprising that 41 percent of people in the United States have brown eyes.  Brown eyes come with benefits. If you […]

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Eye Color Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Eye color is the color of your iris.  The iris is that colored part of the eye, surrounding the center or pupil. The pupil is the small opening that appears black in the middle of your eye. The color of your eyes is determined by the amount of pigment, known as melatonin, in your iris. […]

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How to Properly Flush Out Eye

Foreign objects and chemicals in your eye can be painful and harmful. Your eye’s natural responses can flush out small foreign objects. But large objects and chemicals may require external intervention.  When You Need to Flush Your Eye One of the times that you must flush your eye is when you have a foreign object […]

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If You Cross Your Eyes, Can They Get Stuck?

“Don’t cross your eyes, it’ll get them stuck forever!” That is one of the many pieces of vision care advice we all get from our loving parents or friends growing up. However, eye doctors say that you can cross your eyes or squint all you want without any vision damage. Squinting will not make it […]

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How to Get Sand Out of Your Eye

Getting sand in your eyes is a problem that comes with spending plenty of time outdoors. Sand is a nuisance — and sometimes painful — but there are right ways and wrong ways to remove it. Not removing it can lead to potential health issues. What It Feels Like Earth has plenty of sand, about […]

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Foods High in Vitamin C: Why It Matters for Your Vision Health

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, was the first vitamin to be chemically produced. It is also a vitamin that can help with one’s vision by promoting healthy blood vessels and by helping with collagen production. Consuming an overabundance of vitamin C won’t help because the body flushes excess amounts of it. What Foods […]

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Vitamin A: What Does It Do & Why It Helps Your Eyes

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that all humans need, and it plays an essential part in strong vision, a healthy immune system, body growth and reproduction. You can get the required amounts of vitamin A from certain foods or from supplements, but taking too much is unhealthy. What Is Vitamin A? Vitamin A is […]

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Haemolacria (Cry Blood): Causes & Treatment

Hummingbird: Bloody tears, or haemolacria, are a real thing. Causes include an injury to the conjunctiva, a bloody nose, blood disorders, high blood pressure and hormonal changes. Although often the condition itself is benign, you should seek immediate medical attention if you discover blood in your tears. What Is Haemolacria?  The subject of crying tears […]