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Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

This Macular Degeneration Awareness Week, 21 to 27 May, Australians are being asked to “Face the Facts about Macular Degeneration” and take steps to reduce their risk. Since 2007, the Macular Disease Foundation  have increased awareness of macular degeneration as a disease by 53%, and this is an outstanding result. However there is still more to...
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Macula Health

Healthy Macula Recipe Poached Salmon, Grilled Asparagus and Poached Eggs Ingredients 4 asparagus spears, woody stalks trimmed Olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 200 gms poached salmon, flaked 2 poached eggs 25 gms parmesan cheese, shaved 1/2 bunch chervil, leaves washed, picked and chopped Method 1.Pre-heat the oven to moderate, 180 degrees, Gas Mark...
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Macular Degeneration Awareness Week May 2016

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week 22-28 May 2016   Next week is Macular Degeneration Awareness week, an annual campaign initiated by Macular Disease Foundation Australia to raise awareness of the risk factors and symptoms of macular degeneration. We encourage all Australians at risk of the disease to have an eye test and macula check. In the early stages of Macular...
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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week 2015

1 in 4 people are still not heeding the call to action to have their eyes tested and macula checked despite 80% being aware of macular degeneration. 1 Vision Excellence  is supporting Macular Disease Foundation Australia in urging local residents at risk to see their local optometrist and take control of their eye health during Macular...
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Sunglasses protect your Eyes from UV damage

You may be aware of the dangers of UV exposure to your skin, but are you aware that your eyes are vulnerable to UV damage anytime of the day, anytime of the year? Almost 60 per cent of Australians believe it is only the midday sun that poses the greatest UV threat but this not...
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Turmeric – good for your eye health!

Turmeric is an ancient spice that has been used medicinally and in religious rituals in India and China as long ago as the 7th century BC. It is also useful in the treatment of diabetes, liver diseases and eye health problems. An orange-colored spice imported from India, it is part the ginger family and has...
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Macular Degeneration

Areds2 Study Results – Macular Degeneration

The Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) was a multi-center, randomized trial designed to assess the effects of oral supplementation of macular xanthophylls (lutein and zeaxanthin) and/or long-chain omega-3 fatty acids (docosahexaenoic acid) [DHA] and eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA] ) on the progression to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  An additional goal of the study was...
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Springtime Eye Allergies

Spring has almost sprung! Windy August reminds us that Spring is just around the corner. It often also triggers those pesky allergies. Red, itchy, watery eyes, snuffly or runny nose, coughing  and sneezeing…. ahhh the joys of spring! There are a plethora of products that claim to bring relief but which one is best for you? Before...
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Take Along Ginger on Your Trip

We are constantly on the move. We travel by plane, train, bus and car. Whether for business, pleasure or just the  day to day mundane, for any of you who get a little queasy on the road or in the air, you definitely want to have some ginger handy. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal but...
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Nutrition and Vitamins for your eyes

Learn how diet and nutrition play an important role in the health of your eyes in this series of informative articles written by experts in vision and eye health. Which are the best eye supplements? Can diet and nutrition protect against eye-related diseases? And can fish oil relieve dry eyes? To find out these answers...
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