Did you know that your eye issues and gut issues can be related? In this episode, Dr. Travis Zigler shared all about the modern epidemic of eye issues, the one device that is causing the majority of these issues, what’s causing dry eyes, red eyes, puffy eyes, alcohol, gluten, gut and eye issues, why you need to be getting your eyes checked annually, and much, much more!
Dr. Travis Zigler is the co-founder of Eye Love, https://eyelovethesun.com, whose mission is to heal 1,000,000 dry eye sufferers naturally. Dr. Travis and his wife, Dr. Jenna Zigler, use the profits from Eye Love to fund free and low cost clinics in Jamaica and in the US. They also started a charity called the Eye Love Cares Foundation, https://eyelovecares.org, which provides exams, glasses and sunglasses for those in need, free education, and scholarships for students that align with their mission.
Previously, Dr. Travis and Dr. Jenna owned two optometry practices, which they sold in 2017 to focus on their online efforts. Dr. Travis enjoys reading and playing legos with his two sons, Jude and Silas, traveling to Jamaica, and playing the ukulele while he drinks his morning coffee.
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4:38 Why are we having so many vision problems?
9:51 Dry Eyes – What’s Causing Them?
15:09 How Gut Health relates to eye issues
28:30 What about puffy eyes?
30:59 Alcohol, gluten, gut and eye issues
35:59 Get your eyes checked!
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Dr. Ann-Marie Barter is a Functional Medicine and Chiropractic Doctor at Alternative Family Medicine & Chiropractic. She is the clinic founder of Alternative Family Medicine & Chiropractic that has two offices: one in Longmont and one in Denver. They treat an array of health conditions overlooked or under-treated by conventional medicine, called the “grey zone”.