Eat a nutritious dietKeep the body and the eyes healthy with a nutritious diet!
New research has indicated that improved nutrition could help to retard the loss of visual sensitivity with age. The Schepens Eye Research Institute at the Harvard Medical School, have found that macular pigment in the retina an accumulation of yellow compounds from fruits and vegetables may prevent age-related vision loss.
The scientist's findings suggest that fruits and vegetables that are high in lutein and zeaxanthin should be a regular part of our diet to maintain healthy eyes. These compounds can be found in dark green and orange foods such as spinach, broccoli, green beans, corn and peaches. Basically if you eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, you will be getting a lot of these compounds.
Omega-3 (found in fish oil) has also been identified as being essential in keeping our eyes healthy and is particularly effective in treating dry eyes. The Eye Practice is one of very few to stock Thera Tears Nutrition, a specially formulated dietary supplement that works to keep your eyes healthy from the inside. Thera Tears Nutrition contains organically-grown flaxseed oil; mercury-free fish oil; and vitamin E.
Suffering from eye irritation lately? If you live in New South Wales then bush fires could be to blame, and they can affect your eyes long before you’re even aware of the visible smoke.
Stressed about what to get that hard-to-buy-for person this Christmas?
The Eye Practice has become the first (and only) Sydney CBD stockist of the exclusive Sospiri luxury eye wear collection, from Italian design house Ottica Veneta.
Looking for the latest in European eye wear? Inspired by the Greek goddess of love, beauty and eternal youth, Zeus+Dione eye wear is now in stock at The Eye Practice in Sydney’s CBD.