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  • Rod-Cone Dystrophy – A Complete Overview by Natural Eye Care

    Rod-Cone Dystrophy is a genetically-based deterioration of vision caused by damage to the photoreceptors in the eye. Rods and cones are the photoreceptor cells in the retina that give us daytime and night time vision. Genes that provide the blueprint for manufacturing proteins crucial to the eye’s rods and cones are damaged. Without enough of … Continue reading “Rod-Cone Dystrophy – A Complete Overview by Natural Eye Care”

  • Computers & Your Eyes II: How Blue Light Damages Vision

    Blue light is emitted from all handheld electronic devices as well as desktop and laptop computers and televisions. It is the shortest wave length light in the visible spectrum and causes significant damage to many parts of the eye seriously impacting present and future vision capacity. Damage from blue light from smartphones is particularly important because smartphones are … Continue reading “Computers & Your Eyes II: How Blue Light Damages Vision”

  • Amino Acid Taurine is Crucial to Healthy Vision

    Your body is 1/1000th taurine, a chemical essential to life. The amino acid taurine is crucial for vision.  It supports function of the heart, skeletal muscle, and the central nervous system.[1] The pancreas produces taurine, and taurine is a major component of digestive bile. The chemical can be ingested from meats, fish and supplements, such as … Continue reading “Amino Acid Taurine is Crucial to Healthy Vision”