Simple Habits for Men to Maintain Their Eye Health

You work out at the gym, eat healthy and always take your vitamins to stay healthy. You may think you are doing enough, but chances are you aren’t paying enough attention to your eyes. To protect your eyes, include these simple habits in your routine:

Unplug From Your Screens

Are you constantly on your computer or smartphone staring into a screen? According to the American Optometric Association, people who stare at a screen for 2 to 3 continuous hours may suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome, which blurs your vision. Every twenty minutes you should look away from your computer to prevent the onset of CVS. If you can, unplug from all screens during the evening and nighttime. Your eyes will thank you for it.

Eat Nutrient-Rich Foods

vision healthEating healthy doesn’t just help keep you trim and your heart healthy, but also can protect your eyes. Web MD recommends that you eat the following foods to prevent macular degeneration, a condition that affects older men:

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A Vision of the Future: Advances in Treating Eye Conditions, Part 2

In the first part of this article, we introduced five remarkable innovations for treating eye conditions. They included an implantable telescope for sufferers of macular degeneration, a glasses-worn computer that reads—and speaks—text for vision impaired or blind people. Here are the remaining five from the top ten list compiled by Bionic lens. A prototype […]

A Vision of the Future: Advances in Treating Eye Conditions, Part 1

If you or anyone you know are visually disabled or have a medical condition of the eye, you’ll definitely want to know about some incredible scientific advances in treatment made by scientists in Israel. In this piece, we’ll discuss five of the top ten from an article on the website In part 2, we’ll […]

More Deadly Differences: Who’s the Weaker Sex?

When we talk about male-female disparities in lifespan, we’re generally referring to the diseases and conditions that kill adult men and women: cancers, heart attacks, diabetes, and so on. If the discussion health disparities between male and female children and adolescents, the focus is usually on accidents and suicide—both of which end the lives of […]

The Secret to a Longer Life? Follow Directions

It seems that there’s a new study out every day proving that eating certain foods (like more veggies and less meat) or doing certain things (like getting enough exercise and sleep) can improve and/or extend your life. Reading—and thinking—are a good first step. But they’re not much unless you actually do something to make some […]

How Erectile Dysfunction Medications Can Affect Your Vision

Viagra, Cialis, Levitra and a newer drug called Stendra are all in the same class of drugs known as phosphodiesterase inhibitors. They are used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. In the package insert, one of the listed side effects is a reported sudden decrease or loss of vision which has not been specifically determined […]