We have all heard the phrase “20/20 vision.” But what exactly does it mean? Is it perfect vision? Does it mean you do not need a corrective prescription or that your eyes are in top health? There is a great deal of confusion around this term and what it means for the vision and eye health of individuals. Let’s clear it up!
A little-known fact is that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in U.S. adults. People without diabetes are often surprised by this, and it even comes as a shock to many with diabetes. There are many ways in which diabetes can cause serious vision problems. How does this happen, and what can you do to prevent them?
We all know there are tremendous benefits of sports, including improving our fitness, building strength, boosting confidence, and working hard as an individual or team. We also know that there are risks: we can be injured. So here come the helmets, the pads, the mouthguards… this is great! It helps protect us from unnecessary damage. But what about our eyes? Sports eye safety is crucial. What do you need to know?