Jeffrey R. Anshel, OD

Jeffrey R. Anshel, OD, an optometrist in private practice in Encinitas, California. Dr. Anshel is founder and past president of the Ocular Nutrition Society and author or coauthor of multiple books, including Smart Medicine for Your Eyes and What You Must Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

Personal Care

Save Your Sight

Are you noticing changes to your vision with each passing year—nearsightedness or cloudy or blurry vision? Some of this is…


Buying Eyeglasses Online? The Traps to Avoid

A basic prescription for nearsighted vision or reading is easier online. A more complicated Rx—for astigmatism or progressive lenses—is more risky.


Eyeglass Lens Options: What’s Helpful, What’s Hype?

Before you purchase your next new pair of eyeglasses, find out which lens options are helpful and which you can skip...

Eye Health

Natural Ways to Save Your Sight

Fight Cataracts…Dry Eyes…Night Blindness…and Other Eye Problems Vision problems in the US have increased at alarming rates, including a 19%…

Eye Health

Medications That Hurt Your Eyes

They can cause dryness, blurred vision, even cataracts Are your eyes dry or sensitive to light? Do you have blurred…

Eye Diseases

Heal Your Eyes: Stye Remedies and More Natural Eye Cures

The discomfort we suffer from a stye in the eye and other eye conditions can be treated naturally at home. Best overall remedy:…