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Dry Eye Disease & The Little You Know About It

16 Mar

Sharon Kleyne Says Learn Or Risk Losing Your Eyesight. Water Life Science® Advocate Sharon Kleyne Touts Dry Eye Studies.

 

Sharon Kleyne is heartened to see that Allergan, in the business of eye care for seventy years, announced in the Wall Street Journal the launch of its new project, See America, which is aimed at educating people about their vision. “This is the kind of education program we need,” says Kleyne. Allergan has spent billions,” says Kleyne, “on preventing eye conditions that include diabetic macular edema, glaucoma and dry eye disease. Allergan also supports the research and product development of more than 150 companies worldwide,” Kleyne adds, “in efforts that will go a long way towards improving eye health around the world.”

Sharon Kleyne, America’s leading water educator and researcher, is doing her part to educate people about dry eye disease and the havoc it creates. “Dry eye disease afflicts more than 250,000 Americans each year,” Kleyne says. “400 million Chinese battle dry eye disease annually. The dry eye industry is costing more than a billion dollars a year, and it sometimes leads to blindness.”

Dry eye disease symptoms include itching, blurring, burning, irritation, eyestrain, headache, and/or a ‘grainy’ sensation. The ultimate cause of dry eye disease is over-concentration of salt (electrolyte) due to moisture (water) loss in the tear film’s aqueous layer. This moisture loss is a result of dehydration caused by evaporation of the tear film’s water vapor. When moisture is depleted, electrolyte and other substances become over-concentrated and discomfort results.

Sharon Kleyne says that saline solutions and popular eye drops do not really bring lasting relief to dry eyes. These products only trap moisture, they do not supplement or replenish it. Instead, Kleyne recommends her research center’s signature product, Natures Tears® EyeMist®. It’s the only product on the market that effectively supplements the eye’s tear film. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® supplements the tear lens. Applying Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® is easy and fun! You apply it with a personal hand-held humidifying device emitting a pure, pH balanced, 100% Trade Secret tissue culture grade water in a patented micron mist.

Sharon Kleyne would like to hear from you personally about your vision stories. What do you think of going blind? Are you familiar with Allergan’s project, See America? What’s your view regarding education? Please let us know!

How Diet and Nutrition Affect Eyesight

29 Nov

Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, announces new education about diet and nutrition, and its affect on eyesight. Sharon Kleyne interviewed Dr. Allen Taylor on March 21st, 2011 about diet, nutrition, water, and eyesight.

Dr. Allen Taylor, a chemist, became interested in eyesight while researching the molecular structure of the eyes’ cornea and lenses. The cornea and lens are living tissues but they lack blood vessels and when healthy, are absolutely clear so that light can enter the eye. This research led Allen Taylor to an interest in diet, nutrition and eyesight and to the Tufts University Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision.

According to Dr. Taylor, “There is more to food for the eyes than just carrots.” The goal of his food and nutrition research is to prolong vision. By taking care of your eyes and eating the correct “food for the eyes,” you can lessen the chances of age-related eye diseases such as macular degeneration, cataracts and chronic dry eye. Improved diet and nutrition also prolongs health and life.

Sharon Kleyne noted that age related macular degeneration is increasing and is expected to be out of control by 2030. The computer age is not helping. She also noted that water is one of the most important eye foods.

Allen Taylor stated that healthy food and nutrition, including water, can be helpful in natural sight preservation. His recommendations for eye health are the same as for overall health: Keep weight down, get plenty of exercise, drink sufficient water and eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day for anti-oxidants and fiber. He recommends cutting down on most other foods. Also, free oxygen is harmful to cells and is removed by antioxidants. Free oxygen can also damage the heart and make the cornea and lenses less clear. Vitamin C is an excellent anti-oxidant.

Vegetables are best eaten raw but frozen or cooked vegetables are better than nothing. Juice is fine if there is no added sugar or additives. Sugar is associated with macular degeneration. Many meat proteins are modified in the body to sugars that accumulate interfere with absorption of beneficial proteins.

The role of sodium in eyesight, according to Dr. Taylor, is inconclusive. Too much sodium can be unhealthy but a certain amount is required for tears and perspiration.

Dr. Allen Taylor is a supporter of drinking plenty of water to avoid aging and dehydration diseases such as chronic dry eye. He is a supporter of eye misting to supplement natural tear film water content and help keep eyes healthy and well nourished.

Listen to the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Mondays, 10 a.m., PST/PDT. The syndicated talk radio show is heard on Voice America/World Talk Radio, Green Talk Network and Apple iTunes. Go to SharonKleyneHour.com for written summaries and replays of past shows. Also visit naturestears.com, whatistheeye.wordpress.com, “Nature’s Tears EyeMist” on Facebook and “Bio-Logic Aqua” on Twitter.

Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® and Bio-Logic Aqua Research are sponsors of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® is available on Amazon.com, Drugstore.com and NaturesTears.com.

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