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Bigelow Tea Offers Clear Perspective on Cataract Awareness Month

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Our eyes are like cameras, taking in images of what’s around us. With June being Cataract Awareness MonthBigelow Tea is getting a clear perspective on how cataracts can impact our lenses and our sight.

According to the American Optometric Association, a cataract can impact the eye’s lens, which focuses light onto our retina to transmit what images we see to the brain. A cataract blocks light from properly passing through the lens, which in turn can make our vision blurry or dim. Just like with a camera, a blurry lens affects how our images come out!

Cataracts can happen at any age, but they often develop as we become older. Treatment can really make a difference in handling cataracts, so it’s important to visit your eye doctor on a regular basis.

Nutrition, too, plays a factor, as lutein and Vitamins C and E appear to help with eye health.  And let’s not forget about tea! Some studies have indicated that drinking green tea and black tea may reduce the progression of cataracts.

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In this warmer weather—and during Iced Tea Month—perhaps enjoy our Green Tea with Pomegranate Iced Tea. However you like your Bigelow Tea—hot or iced—let’s sip a little while we plan on having a clearer view of taking care of our eyes!

Top image by magnoid via Flickr.com

2 Responses to “Bigelow Tea Offers Clear Perspective on Cataract Awareness Month”

  1. Jean Fowler writes:

    It sounds delicious. Do you have ssmples? If so would love some. My address is 5009 W Equestrian Pl., #1308. Sioux Falls, SD 57106….. Thank you.

  2. Kathy writes:

    Jean, thanks….we’ll send you a few samples to try

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