Beta-Carotene and Carrots

Optical News

True or False: Carrots are good for your eyes? The answer is TRUE! Not only are carrots delicious, they also contain beta-carotene, a compound that the body converts into vitamin A, which is key for healthy eyesight and skin. Beta-carotene also gives carrots their orange color. Fun fact: Flamingos are pink because their diets are…

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Eliminate Glare with Polarized Lenses

Optic Topic

Optic Topic by Steven A. Queenan at Regional Eye Optical – Week of May 5, 2019 Polarized lenses eliminate reflected glare from water; snow; and shiny, man-made surfaces such as metal, mirrors, windshields, and glass. This glare-canceling ability makes polarized lenses beneficial for drivers, light-sensitive individuals, post-cataract surgery patients, and anyone wanting to see more…

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