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Can nutraceuticals, supplements improve eye health, eye sight and night vision?

Nutraceuticals are agents derived from natural food resources, essentially termed superfoods. They assist in preventing deficiencies one may encounter in a normal diet and help improve an individual's health but can they also improve eye health, eye sight, night vision?

Can nutraceuticals, supplements improve eye health, eye sight and night vision?(Photo by Drew Dizzy Graham on Unsplash)
Can nutraceuticals, supplements improve eye health, eye sight and night vision?(Photo by Drew Dizzy Graham on Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 19, 2022 05:22 PM IST

Eye health tips: Dos and don'ts of contact lens

Contact lenses are the best alternatives to glasses if worn correctly and hygienically. Here are proper lens hygiene habits or dos and don'ts of contact lens

Eye health tips: Dos and don'ts of contact lens(Nataliya Vaitkevich)
Eye health tips: Dos and don'ts of contact lens(Nataliya Vaitkevich)
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 02:17 PM IST

Debilitating headaches and vision loss are symptoms of hypertension: Study

According to new research, patients suffering from a type of elevated brain pressure may have their disease recognised earlier thanks to new biochemical clues.

Hypertension in people features debilitating headaches and sight loss: Study(istockphoto)
Hypertension in people features debilitating headaches and sight loss: Study(istockphoto)
Published on Sep 09, 2022 09:19 PM IST

Amblyopia or Lazy Eye: Causes, symptoms, prevention and treatments

Percentage of Amblyopia in Indian children is 5-12 percent while the global percentage is 1-2 percent. Also known as lazy eye, it is one of the most important causes of ocular morbidity in children. Here are its causes, symptoms, prevention and treatments, as revealed by the doctors

Amblyopia or Lazy Eye: Causes, symptoms, prevention and treatments (cottonbro)
Amblyopia or Lazy Eye: Causes, symptoms, prevention and treatments (cottonbro)
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 08:27 AM IST

Check out these easy eye care tips to keep your eyes healthy as you age

The most sensitive organ in the body i.e. our eyes need to be well taken care of. Here's a list of eye care tips for the elderly and others to keep your eyes healthy as you age

Check out these easy eye care tips to keep your eyes healthy as you age (Karolina Grabowska)
Check out these easy eye care tips to keep your eyes healthy as you age (Karolina Grabowska)
Updated on Aug 26, 2022 03:34 PM IST

Children eyesight problems, who should get their eyes examined, tips for parents

Children with poor vision are more likely to have poor academic performance and be absent from school. As a result, it's critical that parents to know all about the varied eyesight problems in kids, their causes, who should get their eyes examined and preventive tips

Children's eyesight: Problems and their causes, who should have their eyes examined, tips for parents (ANTONI SHKRABA)
Children's eyesight: Problems and their causes, who should have their eyes examined, tips for parents (ANTONI SHKRABA)
Updated on Aug 21, 2022 07:45 PM IST

Tips to avoid harmful effects of computer and smartphone screens on your eyes

Staring at your digital screens for too long can lead to tired, itchy, dry eyes, and even blurred vision and headaches. Luckily, you can minimise inevitable digital eye strain by blending these few simple, healthy habits suggested by doctors into your digital devices-gazing routine.

Tips to avoid harmful effects of computer and smartphone screens on your eyes (Ola Dapo)
Tips to avoid harmful effects of computer and smartphone screens on your eyes (Ola Dapo)
Updated on Jul 26, 2022 08:17 AM IST

Sight problems can increase dementia risk in older adults: Study

The results of the study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Aging and Mental Health, highlight a need for further research to examine the impact of correcting sight problems in older adults - for example, with glasses or cataract surgery - to prevent cognitive problems and dementia.

A latest study suggests that older adults with untreated sight conditions may be at higher risk of dementia.(Unsplash)
A latest study suggests that older adults with untreated sight conditions may be at higher risk of dementia.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 25, 2022 08:44 AM IST

Eyes health tips: Watch for these symptoms to know your child has eye problems

Children usually do not say that they have any problems related to their eyes. Careful assessment is required by family and teacher to see the warning signs. Doctors reveal symptoms of vision problem to look for in babies, toddlers and school-going children

Eyes health tips: Watch out for these symptoms to know that your child has eye problems (RODNAE Productions)
Eyes health tips: Watch out for these symptoms to know that your child has eye problems (RODNAE Productions)
Updated on Jun 20, 2022 12:53 PM IST

Health tips: Ways to protect your eyes from the sun when you step out in summer

As you prepare to step outside this summer, don't forget this health plan by doctors for keeping your eyes happy as well and use these sun protection tips to avoid preventable damage to your eyesight.

Health tips: Ways to protect your eyes from the sun when you step out in summer (Saliha)
Health tips: Ways to protect your eyes from the sun when you step out in summer (Saliha)
Updated on Jun 13, 2022 09:20 AM IST

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Date, history, significance, theme

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance and theme this year of Albinism Awareness Day

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Know all about its date, history, significance, theme (Image by Babar Ali from Pixabay )
International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Know all about its date, history, significance, theme (Image by Babar Ali from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 12, 2022 01:22 PM IST

Macular degeneration: Causes, types, ways to prevent irreversible vision loss

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe, irreversible vision loss in people over age 60. Doctors reveal its types, causes, risk factors and health tips to reduce your risk of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration: Causes, types, risk factors, ways to prevent irreversible vision loss (Tima Miroshnichenko)
Macular degeneration: Causes, types, risk factors, ways to prevent irreversible vision loss (Tima Miroshnichenko)
Updated on Jun 06, 2022 04:30 PM IST

Eye health tips: Excessive heat can harm your eyes. Here's how to keep them safe

The eyes are one of the most commonly affected body parts during summers as the scorching heat of the sun is extremely harmful for eye health. As a result, extra care and attention to the eyes are required during this time. Follow these guidelines to keep them safe

Eye health tips: Excessive heat can harm your eyes. Here's how to keep them safe in summers (Engin Akyurt)
Eye health tips: Excessive heat can harm your eyes. Here's how to keep them safe in summers (Engin Akyurt)
Updated on Jun 01, 2022 08:44 AM IST

Smoking can lead to vision loss. Here are health tips to protect the eyes

While many of us are aware that smoking can lead to severe conditions like respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, it can also be equally harmful to the eyes. Other than quitting smoking, here are some important things one can do to protect the eyes

Smoking can lead to vision loss. Here are health tips to protect the eyes (Eren Li)
Smoking can lead to vision loss. Here are health tips to protect the eyes (Eren Li)
Updated on Jun 01, 2022 08:08 AM IST

Can Covid-19 cause vision loss? Experts on how to avoid post Covid eye issues

Covid-19 patients are at risk of blockage of retinal blood vessels which may lead to vision loss. Know all about the condition from ophthalmologists.

Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is a common cause of vision loss in older individuals, and the second most common retinal vascular disease after diabetic retinopathy.(Pixabay)
Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is a common cause of vision loss in older individuals, and the second most common retinal vascular disease after diabetic retinopathy.(Pixabay)
Published on Apr 26, 2022 03:26 PM IST

Night blindness: Symptoms, causes, preventive tips and treatment of nyctalopia

Even though it may sound like a vision problem in the night, night blindness or nyctalopia is not only a problem in the night and can impact eyesight even during the day. Know from a doctor about its symptoms, causes, preventive tips and treatment

Night blindness: Symptoms, causes, preventive tips and treatment of nyctalopia (Twitter/Wilson_Optom)
Night blindness: Symptoms, causes, preventive tips and treatment of nyctalopia (Twitter/Wilson_Optom)
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 05:29 PM IST

Glaucoma can't be cured. Check out these warning signs in children to prevent it

Glaucoma is an irreversible cause of blindness in children where as much as 40% of vision can be lost without a person noticing. Doctors spill the beans on early signs of ‘the silent thief of sight’ and effective ways and treatment to prevent disease progression and vision loss.

Symptoms or warning signs of Glaucoma in children and how to prevent it  (Twitter/lilachcsllc)
Symptoms or warning signs of Glaucoma in children and how to prevent it  (Twitter/lilachcsllc)
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 01:44 PM IST
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