Glaucoma

6 Ways to Prevent Loss of Vision

Nearly 30 million Americans have cataracts, glaucoma, retinopathy and/or macular degeneration, all of which can lead to permanent loss of vision. Although these conditions crop up with increasing frequency as we age, they are by no means normal or inevitable. You can, in fact, preserve your vision health…

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Natural Treatment for Glaucoma

One of the scariest vision changes that can happen to anyone, from infant to adult, is glaucoma. This very common condition is caused by an imbalance between the production and outflow of fluid in the eye. Left unchecked, it can lead to a loss of peripheral vision, also known as “tunnel vision,”…

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5 Vision Health Facts You Should Know

…A special blend of bilberry and Pycnogenol® called Mirtogenol has been demonstrated to normalize inner eye pressures, thereby reducing risk of glaucoma. Research has also shown it to be an effective natural diabetic retinopathy treatment. Look for Mirtogenol in products targeting vision health, and…

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Diabetes and Glaucoma

Glaucoma is another serious eye disorder that is more common in people with diabetes. Imbalances between the production and outflow of fluid in the eye create abnormally high pressures in the eye that can lead to loss of peripheral vision (“tunnel vision”). Although this can happen very quickly…

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4 Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment Options

…flow throughout the body. Studies have also found that bilberry and Pycnogenol are effective natural diabetic retinopathy treatments (as well as glaucoma). In one study, people with diabetic retinopathy took 20–160 mg of Pycnogenol daily. After six months, none of the participants had experienced…

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Are You Protecting Your Vision?

…instead. Now it’s your turn: Are you doing any of these things to protect your vision? You may also be interested in: Research Alert: New Help for Glaucoma Diabetes and Retinopathy

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People Living With Diabetes Suffer Increased Health Risks

…disease than those with normal blood sugar levels, and they are five times more likely to have a stroke. They are subject to vision problems such as glaucoma and cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness. Forty percent of all cases of kidney failure are attributed to this condition…

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Benefits of Pycnogenol

…people with diabetic retinopathy. Mirtogenol was also studied in people with slightly elevated intraocular pressures—the hallmark risk factor for glaucoma. In both studies, it was effective at decreasing eye pressures and also increasing ocular blood flow. The dosages used ranged from 20-240 mg daily…

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