Podcasts

Can Cataracts Be Reversed Without Surgery?

In this show, Dr. Berne discusses the rising epidemic in cataracts.  He will describe how nutrition support, diet, and even lifestyle can prevent or reverse cataract formation.  He takes a whole-health approach that not only will improve your eye health, but overall wellness.

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How to Improve Dry Macular Degeneration

Description:  In this podcast, Dr. Berne discusses his innovative protocol designed to equip you with the tools to help prevent and reverse dry macular degeneration. Dry macular degeneration, which is caused by the decline of cellular function in the retina, is the most common form of macular degeneration.

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How to Improve Wet Macular Degeneration

Dr. Berne explains how to you can address the root causes of the macular degeneration and avoid the standard approach to treatment – monthly injections of pharmaceutical drugs.

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Dry Eye Syndrome

With the increase use of our digital devices, Dry Eye Syndrome is a growing health concern. A recent online poll revealed that nearly half (48 percent) of Americans age 18 and older regularly experience dry eye symptoms. Also, results from a 2012 Gallup poll show that more than 26 million Americans suffer from dry eyes, and this number is expected to increase to more than 29 million within 10 years. Other sources estimate that nearly five million Americans age 50 and older have clinically significant dry eye syndrome, and dry eyes affect
nearly twice as many women as men.

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Pros and Cons To Progressive Lenses

In this show, Dr. Berne talks about the side effects to progressive lenses, those multi-focal glasses that are used for digital devices. Although they give you a more youthful appearance by eliminating the visible lines found in bifocal (and trifocal) lenses, you are conditioning your eyes and brain to focus through a tiny hole and that way of seeing won’t allow you to see the whole.

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Double Vision: Ways To Help Both Your Eyes See 3-D Again

Double vision can result if our eyes do not both aim in the same place either at a distance or up close. The double images may be totally separate or overlap to some degree. Double vision can develop over time or appear suddenly. Dr. Berne will address double vision in children and adults. Causes and successful treatments without doing surgery.

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Notes On Glaucoma

In this podcast, Dr. Berne discusses other glaucoma tests besides checking for eye pressure Dr. Berne believes that reducing the effects of glaucoma depend on improving the eye’s circulation through natural methods. If we can support better oxygenation, circulation, and detoxification and we slow down some of the ill effects that glaucoma has on damaging the optic nerve.

How common is Glaucoma? More than 120,000 people in the U.S., become blind from glaucoma, which accounts for 9-12% of all cases of blindness.

Who is at the largest risk? Both Hispanic Americans and African Americans are the largest risk to get glaucoma.   But, anyone with high blood pressure, diabetes, physical trauma to the eye, heavy computer use, thyroid imbalances, heavy metal toxicities, estrogen deficiency, alzheimer’s disease, or smokers also have a higher risk to get glaucoma.

How does glaucoma affect your daily life? Peripheral vision loss will affect your balance, depth perception, and night vision. Secondary effects include poor contrast, glare, light sensitivity, and physical side effects to glaucoma medications.

In this podcast, learn what natural methods can be used to support a healthy optic nerve.

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ADHD and Vision

The Centers of Disease Control in a 2014 report show that 6.4 million children received a diagnosis of ADHD. I believe more adults and children suffer from this condition. In this podcast, Dr. Berne will discuss symptoms, causes, and treatments of this growing epidemic. How much does our vision play in our ability to focus and attend to tasks? Learn how our eyes affect our attention and behavior.

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What Are Floaters?

Have you ever noticed while you are focusing on the computer, that you start seeing small dark spots, blobs dots in the middle of your vision? Then, you go outside and look up at the blue sky and you can really see these objects floating in your vision. How annoying! These are called eye floaters. Some other symptoms may look like: threadlike strands, gray or black spots that move when you move your eyes, and cobweb looking objects (no, these are not spider webs in your eyeball)

These are small particles in the vitreous part of the eyeball, some researchers think they are made of proteins that adhere to each other. If you happen to see a flash, that is the vitreous pulling away from the retina and is called a posterior vitreous detachment. What can are some other causes, and how can you treat this condition? Listen in to learn the secrets about eye floaters.

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