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EXCLUSIVE LEADING OPTOMETRISTS  | PINELANDS, CAPE TOWN

Pediatric vision • Binocular vision • Age related disorders • Pathology screening • Contact lens fitting • Retinal photography

An eye examination at McKenna and Scott Exclusive in Pinelands is not merely about finding a prescription. It is about eyecare, eye health, patient education and friendly service. Vision is not merely about the clarity of the image. It is about how both the eyes work together as a team ie. eye alignment, the contraction and relaxation of the individual eye muscles and ocular movements. These factors affect our visual performance and comfort throughout our daily tasks and activities. The majority of eye diseases are painless and can go undetected for years, leading to possible irreparable damage. Also, certain eye conditions can be manifestations of underlying systemic diseases. All these aspects of vision and health are part of our comprehensive eye examinations.

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Worst foods for your eyes

Worst foods for your eyes Just as there are foods that are good for your eye health, like carrots, there are also foods that can be damaging to your eyes. Read on to find out which ones might be lurking in your cupboards even now. Because our eyes are vascular, meaning full of blood vessels, we need to eat a heart-healthy diet if we want to protect them. Because the blood vessels of the eye are so tiny, they could easily be blocked by fatty deposits of any size. For this reason, certain unhealthy foods may do a lot

November 19th, 2018|Categories: Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Worst foods for your eyes

Can eating healthy food help improve your eyesight?

Can eating healthy food help improve your eyesight? Continuing from last week, people often believe that failing eyesight is an inevitable result of aging or eye strain. In truth, a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the risk of eye health problems. Here are five more good food types to help you keep your eyes healthy Leafy green vegetables - Leafy green vegetables are rich in both lutein and zeaxanthin and are also a good source of eye-friendly vitamin C. Well-known leafy greens include: spinach kale collards Carrots - Carrots are rich in both Vitamin A and beta carotene. Beta

November 12th, 2018|Categories: Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Can eating healthy food help improve your eyesight?

Can eating healthy food help improve your eyesight?

Can eating healthy food help improve your eyesight? People often believe that failing eyesight is an inevitable result of aging or eye strain. In truth, a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the risk of eye health problems. Fish - Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help to lower the risk of eye problems. Many fish are rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Oily fish are fish that have oil in their gut and body tissue, so eating them offers higher levels of omega-3-rich fish oil. The fish that contains the most beneficial levels of omega-3s include: tuna salmon trout mackerel

November 5th, 2018|Categories: General News|Comments Off on Can eating healthy food help improve your eyesight?