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Feeding Your Eyes I: Think Colors When You Eat

Originally appeared in EARTH STAR MAGAZINE April/May 2006 By Rosemary Gaddum Gordon, D.B.O., M.A. Think colors when you choose foods for your eyes: reds, oranges, dark greens and browns. The brighter, deeper colors are the ones that will nourish them the most. Colorful fruits and vegetables are full of antioxidants, which are essential for the… Continue Reading

Take Your Eyes For A Walk

Originally appeared in Earth Star Magazine February/March 2006 Rosemary Gaddum Gordon, D.B.O., M.A. Walks are refreshing. We get outdoors, fresh air and exercise. We walk the dog. But are you walking your eyes? Eyes need exercise and fresh air too. The trouble is that many people walk along looking at the ground, or look straight… Continue Reading

Taking Your Eyes To Bed

Originally appeared in Earth Star Magazine August/September 2006 By Rosemary Gaddum Gordon, D.B.O., M.A. In my office I often hear, “When I was beginning to notice my vision deteriorate, I was having trouble sleeping.”  Or, when a student’s vision has begun to improve, they mention, “I’m noticing that I don’t see as well when I… Continue Reading

Seeing from the Core

Originally appeared in Earth Star magazine October/ November 2006 By Rosemary Gaddum Gordon, D.B.O., M.A. When we don’t see well, we try harder; we squint and strain.  If you know this experience, you know your eyes feel like they “bug” out, as if you are squeezing you entire head to grab onto what you are… Continue Reading

Looking Around

Originally appeared in Earth Star Magazine December 2006 / January 2007 By Rosemary Gaddum Gordon, D.B.O., M.A. Good vision is much more than reading the small letters on an eye chart.  It allows us to connect with our environment and gain meaning and understanding.  It calls for the eyes to have full range of movement;… Continue Reading

Crossing Your Eyes

Originally appeared in Earth Star Magazine February/March 2007 Rosemary Gaddum Gordon, D.B.O., M.A When I was little, I was standing in a crowd waiting for a parade and overheard a parent saying “Don’t cross your eyes, Tommy, the wind may change and they’ll get stuck that way.”  It sounded horrifying.  It wasn’t until I was… Continue Reading