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Ocular Nutrition

In this video, Jeffrey Anshel spends about 28 minutes speaking on "Ocular Nutrition" at the 45th Annual Cancer Convention held on Labor Day weekend by the Cancer Control Society.

About Jeffrey Anshel

JEFFREY ANSHEL, O.D., a native of Chicago, graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1975. During his school career, he served as President of “Vision Project,” a community service organization that served indigent neighborhoods with free vision screenings, and was listed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1974.

He is a well-known Continuing Education Presenter in the Allopathic, Naturopathic, Acupuncture and Nursing CME arenas. He speaks in North America and internationally to broad based health care audiences.

In 1990, Dr. Anshel created Corporate Vision Consulting, where he addresses the high stress area of vision demands in relation to working with computer displays. His on-site lectures and workspace inspections incorporating personal advice allow people who work with computers daily to avoid eye and vision problems. Dr. Anshel offers lectures and seminars to various professional groups and organizations on a variety of topics related to vision health and comfort.

Dr Anshel published his first book entitled Healthy Eyes, Better Vision, Everyday Eye Care For The Whole Family. His follow-up book regarding vision stress and computer stress is entitled Visual Ergonomics In The Workplace, in 1998. It has received wide acclaim as one of the only comprehensive texts on the subject. His third book is entitled Smart Medicine For Your Eyes (1999), is a resource of remedies using conventional, nutritional and homeopathic eye treatments. Dr. Anshel’s next book, Visual Ergonomies Handbook is a compilation of the latest research from leading experts in the fields of ergonomics, eye safety, electronic displays, lighting and more. A second edition of Smart Medicine For Your Eyes was published in 2012. His next book is entitled, The Ocular Nutrition Handbook and was released in 2015. He is currently working on his next title, What You Must Know About Macular Degeneration, which is due out in November, 2017.

He was listed in the Who’s Who Registry of Global Business Leaders in 1993 and Who’s Who in the West in 1995 and 1998. Dr Anshel has been an Assistant Professor at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California. Dr. Anshel lectures nationally to eye care providers on nutrition and nutritional genomics topics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Founder of the Ocular Nutrition Society. He maintains a private practice in Encinitas, California and can be reached by phone 760-931-1390 and website ""


Thanks for having. How are you? How are you like? There we go.

Thanks for having me here. I'll be honest, this is the first Cancer Society meeting I've ever spoken at. Mainly because there's not a lot of cancer associated with the eyes. But I did want to talk about nutrition for I Hill, which there's a lot to be talked about there, because that's something we typically think of. I'm an optometrist and I have a private practice in Encinitas, which is down in San Diego County. And I'm also the founder of the Ocular Nutrition Society. What I found out years ago was that. Yeah, we did some research and found out that the eyes were actually connected to the body. So what happens to the body can show up in the eyes. This is earth shattering information. I spent my four years as an optometrist in optometry school and not not a word on nutrition and is back in the 70s. So we'll talk a little bit about that in just a few minutes. OK, their nutrition handbook is the name of my latest book. It's my sixth book. I've got number seven in the hopper right now. Tell me about macular degeneration. Well, we're talking a little bit about that as well. So I'm not going to turn you into optometrist's. I know you're you know, you're a consumer oriented audience, so I'll try not to make it too complicated for you. But hitting the high points can't make it too complicated in 25 minutes. But I'll certainly be available after the talk. Four questions each may have.

How many people think this is an eye exam? All right. I can read 20, 20 miles. Perfect. Wrong. All right. Think about going to your physician for your annual physical. And he's just jump up on the scale and see how much your way. He goes, well, you weigh about the right amount for your height. He must be healthy. We'll see you next year. No, they don't do that, do they? There are a whole series, a whole battery of tests to determine what your overall health is. So do we. We run a whole series of tests to find out how your ocular eye health is and how you see clearly at 20 feet is just one aspect of that. So we do need to test that. But there's a lot more we test as well. So let's talk about what the who the doctors are, because this is very confusing for a lot of people. So the ophthalmologist goes through medical school, becomes an M.D. and then spend several years afterwards studying eye

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