In our last blog, we discussed the relationship between eye health and nutrition - specifically, between antioxidants and your macula. But there are many other ways in which nutrition and optometry interact. For example, did you know that your diet can also affect eye dryness?
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Nutrition plays an important role in vision, and eating a healthy and balanced diet can maintain the health and function of the eyes, so you will always see well. What dietary choices promote overall eye health? The answers are easy to understand if you know a little bit about how the eyes work.
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When Should You Start Routine Eye Exams For Your Child? Routine eye exams should begin to take place for children at the age of 5. That's easy to remember as it's the age that children will start school. Remember that ocular health can affect your child both physically as well as emotionally. A routine check is important to ensure that your child is getting the most out of their education.
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