Omega 3s are NOT ENOUGH for Dry Eye

The research on Omega 3 fatty acids alone for the treatment of dry eye is a mixed bag, with some studies showing benefit, while others show none. We’re not surprised. Omega 3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory benefits, but only address the lacrimal gland function. And even expensive and potent chemotherapeutic agents such as the prescription […]

Help for Night Vision Difficulties

VisiVite, a world leader in the natural channel for eye vitamins, has struck a chord with its new eye vitamin formula, VisiVite NightSight. New night vision ocular nutritional formula proves popular with people ages 30-80. Night vision difficulties are universal, not only affecting older adults, but commonly in people as young as 30 years old. […]

Dry Eye Supplement Sales Exceed Expectations

Quench TG-1000, is the company’s fastest selling new supplement for eye health. Manufactured by Vitamin Science, one of the country’s leading suppliers of natural ingredients for eye health, VisiVite Quench TG-1000 has been embraced by patients and doctors for its tolerability and effectiveness in relieving dry eye symptoms. Quench TG-1000 is based upon Dr. Paul […]

8 Steps to Prevent Contact Lens Infections

The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends 8 important steps to prevent contact lens infections. Dry eye associated with contact lens wear can be addressed with one of VisiVite’s two dry eye nutritional formulas.

SURVEY: Stick up your nose for dry eye treatment?

I must admit that the first time I saw Allergan’s TrueTear battery powered nasal stimulator in action, I squirmed. Promoted as a treatment for dry eye treatment, this one is definitely an out-of-the box solution. But according to Dr. Ed Holland at the Cincinnati Eye Institute, the vibrating nasal prongs are not only effective, but […]

Computers and Blue Light Danger?

People associate blue light with computers and digital devices. But the greatest source of blue light actually comes from the sun. While there is no scientific data showing that blue light from digital devices can cause any harm to your eyes, exposure to blue light can cause digital eyestrain and disrupt your sleep. Digital eyestrain […]

Does a drop of blood a day keep the dry eye away?

Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London are testing a therapy for treating dry eye and it involves using the patient’s own blood. The unique technique puts a finger-prick amount of the patient’s blood into the lower eye lid. The results were surprising. Patients saw symptoms including stinging and redness reduced within three days of […]

5 ways to keep your eyes safe and healthy this summer

The sun, wind and increased physical activity during summer puts your eyes at higher risk for problems. Here are 5 ways to keep your eyes healthy and safe. 1.) Avoid the “burn”.┬áMany people do not realize that our eyes can get “sunburned” and this condition is called photokeratitis. A very painful condition, it causes redness […]

Are computer eyeglass coatings worth the money?

People in their 50’s and older often require a separate computer eyeglass prescription. The popular trending item these days is computer glasses that are touted to filter out blue light from computers, smartphones and other mobile devices. Overexposure to blue light is blamed for any myriad of health problems according to ads for the glasses. […]

El Nino’s effects on eye allergies

If you are an allergy sufferer and have noticed that your allergies are more severe this year, you would be correct and you are not alone in your misery. The increased severity of spring allergies is due in part to the El Nino weather pattern. The reason for this is because the United States had […]