Jacqueline Gattegno, a Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi, explains the importance of healthy food to maintain eye health. “Try adding some eye-friendly food to your diet, it can help improve vision and ward off diseases. While it’s important to nourish the body, adding certain nutrients can improve vision, especially in children. A well-balanced diet can help children develop vital learning skills and prevent vision loss,” Jacquie suggests.
Diabetic Disease Awareness Month aims to increase the awareness of diabetes, and diabetic eye disease.
Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults, therefore it is important to seek treatment for vision impairment that are related to diabetes.
Lifestyle is a major factor thought to influence susceptibility to many diseases including the eye. Lifestyle disease or disorder can be a result of the consequence of one’s health choices. Unhealthy lifestyle choices such as alcohol consumption, smoking, fat and sugar rich diet, lack of physical activity, poor sleep patterns and chronic eye strain are associated with the risk of developing eye diseases.
Chronic conditions can cause eye symptoms, such as dry eye, damaged blood vessels and blindness. Many eye problems are preventable and treatable.
Jacqueline Gattengo, a Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi, explains common illnesses that cause many eye problems.
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