Tag: healthy eyes


Hydration for Healthy Eyes

Dehydration is a potentially serious health problem that goes far beyond feeling thirsty on a hot summer day. Though most people are familiar with some of the more common symptoms of dehydration, including dry mouth, headaches, and muscle cramps, the signs of severe or chronic dehydration on the eyes are less well understood. Here is a brief overview of how

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Three Types Of Tears: Why Crying is Good For You

Crying is an emotional reaction and release that actually has many benefits. We cry because of sad, unforeseen events, or a roller coaster of a movie. Shoot we even cry when we are happy! Did you know that we have three different types of tears? Emotional Tears A good sob has been proven to release toxins in the body caused

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Glaucoma Awareness Month: Facts You Need to Know About This Silent Disease

More than 2.7 million Americans over the age of 40 are affected by a vision-stealing disease that often has no symptoms. The disease? Glaucoma. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and the doctors and staff of Michigan Eye Institute want you to know the facts about this silent disease.   GLAUCOMA AWARENESS What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma develops when the optic nerve

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5 Best Vitamins for Healthy Eyes

When it comes to the health of our eyes, nutrition can play a big part. Today’s western diet might be high in calories, but it often lacks the right balance of vitamins and minerals needed for healthy eyes. If you have any reason to question your eye health, be sure to make an appointment with your doctor. In the meantime

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6 Tips on How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy in 2018

Having healthy eyes is the sort of thing you can easily take for granted. But once eye problems begin, they can really complicate your life. Fortunately, you can do a lot to keep your eyes at their best by following a few simple tips.   How to Keep your Eyes Healthy Wear protective sunglasses. You want a pair that blocks

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5 Tips for Healthy Eyes

The sad truth is that after the age of 40, our eyesight begins deteriorating. While not all eye issues can be prevented, the eye doctors at Michigan Eye Institute have compiled a list of tips to follow that should keep your eyes healthy for longer. Don’t smoke This seems like common sense but you’d be surprised at how many people

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