If you are in the market for some new glasses there are some things you should have in mind when you come to your appointment. One question to know the answer to is whether you prefer a plastic or a metal frame. There are so many options this will mostly cut your options in half. The second thing you should have in mind is whether or not you want your glasses to stand out or blend in. Be willing to try on all styles that you may not think be your taste. They may look better then you think. We have been helping people pick out glasses for years and will help you find a style that works and looks best for you!
Keeping your eyes healthy during the winter is probably never on the top of your list of priorities. However, making sure your doing everything you can to keep your eyes healthy is so important. Here are a few tips to make sure your seeing your best this winter.
Not only does your diet affect your waistline but it also can affect your vision. Fruits and Vegies have so many vitamins and fatty acids that can reduce the risk of so many different eye diseases. So why not make that new years resolution to eat healthier. There are so many benefits.
Here are some tips...
1. Have differet menu options available. There are many recipies where you can subsittue different vegetables and fruits in and no one will even notice a difference.
Steam a head of cauliflower and mince it in the food processor until it has consistency of your typical mashed potatoes. Add a little bit of garlic or salt to spice them up. Cauliflower is a great source of vitamin C and your good ol' omega-3s. Both have been found to be linked to proper visual development.
2. Think color Fill your plate with a variety of colors. Orange, Yellow, Red, and Dark leafy greens like kale, spinach and collards. Leafy greens have lutein which is key for good macular function.
3. Change it up Try something different for dinner instead of your typical chicken give fish a try. Salmon is loaded with eye-rich nutrients, including zinc and omega-3s. Zinc plays an key role in bringing vitamin A from the liver to the retina in order to produce melanin, which protects your eyes.
Good nutrition can play a big part in having healthy vision but don't forget to have your regular eye exams to make sure your vision is as good as it can be.
Dr. Whitney delivers the most advance eye care services in Southern Utah.