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News & Articles
Recent Studies and Articles
Below are some great articles from the ophthalmology community and related studies. My goal is to provide resources and knowledge, to help you learn more about the causes of dry eyes, glaucoma, and cataracts, and methods science is showing to prevent through nutrition, lifestyle changes, and natural treatments.
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Some 80% of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in seniors is of the dry type, for which there is no treatment available. However, recent animal studies have demonstrated success in using plurpotent stem cells to stimulate cell growth.
This news is very appropriate during NBA playoff time. Sports injuries are common, and this certainly applies to the NBA. A well-known NBA star, James Harden, recently suffered a bruised retina in a game against Golden State. Fortunately more serious damage did not occur.
I recently came across the summary of an article from a cardiology journal which stated that skipping breakfast increased the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and death. This made me wonder about this study, for what about intermittent fasting, which has so many health benefits and which I do quite often.
What if there were a way to detect early changes in the brain suggesting cognitive decline through a special non-invasive technique examining retinal blood vessels? Perhaps we don't need expensive tests or iinvasive procedures to obtain the same information. This article gives much information about Alzheimer's.
We have known for some time that dark chocolate has health benefits, by increasing blood flow in arteries.
When shopping gifts for children, always keep in mind that some toys have the inherent risk of causing eye injuries. Such risks depend to some degree on the age and maturity of the child. Toys with projectiles might be dangerous in the wrong hands.
Air pollution dangers, especially in those with certain health issues, is accepted knowledge to most. But a recent study indicates black carbon particles such as in auto emissions may be a glaucoma risk factor.
Johns Hopkins University Medical School announced a recent study that showed sulforaphane has a protective effect on retinal cells in the eye.