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Macular Degeneration

What Your Glasses Reveal About You: (Part 2)

This is the second of a three-part series about the relationship between nearsightedness and your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual self. There is a way in which our personality is an expression of who we are, and there’s a way in which our...

Myths About Vision (Part 1)

Many people - perhaps even you - are skeptical that it's possible to see better without glasses or contacts. Much of this skepticism is rooted in misunderstanding. There are five commonly held beliefs that lead people to think that eyesight cannot...

From our readers

I was rushed into hospital with chest pains, and treated as a five-star patient with clot-busting drugs and diamorphine. But the diamorphine had a bizarre effect on me - as if I was having a second heart attack.

Macular disease

The Popeye effectJust as most of the risk factors for AMD parallel those of heart disease, most of the best alternative measures to keep the heart healthy can also maintain eye health.