When it comes to the ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun, your eyes are just as important to protect as your skin. The sun can have damaging effects on your eyes and can cause problems such as: Macular degeneration: This results from retina damage affecting your central vision. In the U.S., macular degeneration is the
Glaucoma is an eye condition that can rob you of your vision. It is the result of high pressure within your eye. More than 4 million people in the United States have glaucoma, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, but only about half of them know it. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness. The
Every human has a naturally occurring blind spot in their vision. This blind spot can actually be potentially reduced in size with certain types of eye-training exercises. A study conducted by scientists determined that with special eye-training techniques you can reduce the blind spot in your vision as much as 10%, thus improving overall vision.