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October 5, 2021
We wanted to share some important scary eye facts! Don’t be spooked—you’ll want to know how to take care of your vision with these three frightening facts:
The Journal of Glaucoma released some eye facts linking sleep health with your risk of developing glaucoma, the leading cause of blindness for people over the age of 60. In this study, adults over the age of 40 were found to be much more likely to develop glaucoma if:
Although CBD oil is rising in popularity as a natural remedy to many health conditions, researchers have found eye drops containing CBD are a huge risk for your vision and could raise your eye pressure by 18%. This is a bad sign for your eye health because the American Academy of Ophthalmology reports high eye pressure is the leading risk factor for glaucoma.
Over the past 13 years, hospitals have seen an 18% increase in eye trauma in their patients. Researchers report these eye facts about patients with eye injuries:
You can find more eye facts and tips for supporting your ocular health with EyeQue’s blog. We post eye health news to help protect your vision.
This entry was originally published October 31, 2019 and was updated October 5, 2021.
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