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Eye Health: Integrative Health Resources

Since our eyes are our windows to the soul, we'd better take care of them! Here's my favorite resources for eye health. Vote and add your favorites!


NIH study provides clarity on supplements for protection against blinding eye disease [NEI News and Events]

At two years, Avastin (bevacizumab) and Lucentis (ranibizumab injection), two widely used drugs to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), improve vision when administered monthly or on an as needed basis, although greater improvements in vision were seen with monthly administration for this common, debilitating eye disease, according to researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health.

Study: Fitness increases eye health

Physical fitness may lower the risk of developing the vision-devastating eye disease glaucoma, according to a long-term study of the relationship between physical activity and low ocular perfusion pressure (OPP), a key risk factor.

NAT 203 Historical Modalities I: Iridology Online | ACHS

Can we tell the constitution or health issues from the iris of the eye? This course leads students through the theories of iridology, from historical to modern day, including the modern controversies and conflicting information from the fields of identification. Learn the basis of this modality and decide for yourself.




These videos, selected by ACHS instructors, demonstrate concepts related to sight. Videos are from a range of sources and range in difficulty and length. However, even quite simple videos can assist our memory and are included here for that purpose.

What An Eye Test Could Reveal About Stroke Risk

In the future, predicting a person's stroke risk could be as simple as examining his or her eyes during a visit to the ophthalmologist. Researchers from the University of Zurich have found a way to detect carotid artery stenosis -- a stroke risk factor -- in the eyes by using a test called ocular pulse amplitude, or OPA.

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Label Eye Diagram Printout.

BBC Science & Nature - Human Body and Mind - Nervous System Layer

Retina: Part of your eye where light rays are turned into images Rods: Photoreceptors detecting shades of grey when it's dark Cones: Photoreceptors detecting colours 3D vision: The result of your brain merging the two images captured by your eyes In your eyes Your eyes are your organs of sight.

Short Sightedness | Medindia

Short Sightedness (Myopia) is a common vision problem, in which individuals cannot focus on distant objects and the images look blurred. This problem can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery.