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.
Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), a type of blueberry, contains active flavonoid compounds known as anthocyanosides, which act as antioxidants in the retina of the eye.
A woman on warfarin for heart problems has been advised not to take vitamin E and is wondering what else she can take to help with her eyesight. Does anyone know of a good alternative in this situation?
One consequence of growing old can be lens opacity. You just can't see so clearly any more.
My father was an optometrist, and I grew up hearing him say, “Take care of your eyes. They’re the only pair you’ll ever get.” I did. I read with good lighting and used eyeglasses faithfully (contacts, now) for my nearsightedness. Several people in...
Do you almost touch the screen with your nose to see the text? Does it feel as if your arms have shrunk as you have gotten older, that you hold your reading material further away, that restaurants are using a smaller font for menus, and that you...