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Kapamilya’s newest romantic drama and psychological thriller

Watch out for another unique story of love and obsession in The Better Half, ABS-CBN’s newest romantic drama and psychological thriller that shows how far people go for the person they believe will fill their other half.

The series started airing yesterday.

Four of ABS-CBN’s best actors–Shaina Magdayao, Carlo Aquino, JC De Vera, and Denise Laurel –play characters who go to extraordinary lengths for love as their lives get entangled in lies, betrayal, and dark secrets.

The team behind the hit shows Be Careful With My Heart, Dream Dad, and Ningning – all directed by Jeffrey Jeturian – produce the series.

Camille (Shaina) and Marco (Carlo) aremarried couple and their relationship is tested by fate when his airplane crashes, leaving a big scar in his wife’s heart.

Taking afternoon TV viewing to another level. "The Better Half" lead cast JC de Vera, Shaina Magdayao, Denise Laurel, and Carlo Aquino 
Believing her husband is already dead, Camille meets Rafael (JC), the man helps her forget about her past. But just when they think they can start a new life together, Marco resurfaces and returns to Camille’s life, but now married to Bianca (Denise).

As their paths cross once again, will Marco and Camille turn their backs from the new life they have without each other, or will they just throw away the love and dreams they once built together? Will Rafael and Bianca let their other halves go, or will they fight for their love? How far will they go to prove they are the better half for the person they love?

Also in The Better Half are Epi Quizon, Nadia Montenegro, Rommel Padilla, Carmi Martin, Zeppi Borromeo, Maila Gumila, Bart Guingona, Mari Kaimo, Joyce Ann Burton, Regine Angeles, Junjun Quintana, and Pooh. Completing the cast are Gilleth Sandico, Kate Alejandrino, Tiptip Fucoy, Delphine Buencamino, Lemuel Pelayo, Vincent Lim, and Johan Santos.

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There’s a saying  that goes “life begins at 40.” However, this is also the age when undesirable physical developments start to appear, and one of the most telling signs of being four decades old are eye problems that begin to set in, such as presbyopia, Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and cataracts. 

But is it possible to keep one’s vision healthy at age 40? One celebrity who can say yes to this is Piolo Pascual whose expressive eyes have allowed him to dominate both the big and small screens. 

His eyes light up in romances, pierce through rivals in action-thrillers and brim with tears in dramas, as shown by his lead roles in blockbuster films such as Milan, Dekada ’70, and Relaks It’s Just Pag-ibig, as well as popular series like Mangarap Ka, Lobo, Apoy sa Dagat and Hawak-Kamay.

Piolo is also known as a fitness advocate who walks his talk. He fits time for exercise and outdoor activity in between tapings and public appearances. He watches his food intake, these days focusing more on vegetables rich in Vitamin A to maintain his eyesight, and tries to get as much sleep as possible given his hectic schedule. 

Life begins at 40 for actor and brand ambassador Piolo Pascual 
During the surprise birthday party thrown by his family and close friends from showbiz, Piolo continued to emphasize the importance of taking care of one’s health, and ensuring and protecting clear eyesight. He understands that people who enter their 40s, like himself, become prone to presbyopia or near-vision blurriness, hence he recommends having the eyes checked up regularly. He also believes that the key to keeping the eyes and vision healthy into midlife is prevention, protection and correction. And so, he recommends the use of Varilux® lenses for his fellow fortysomethings who find themselves with presbyopia.

Varilux® progressive lenses are recognized worldwide as an optimal solution to achieving natural, sharper vision in any distance, with smooth transition in between. Using patented W.A.V.E 2.0 and Binocular Booster™ lens technologies, Varilux® lenses help those in the prime of their lives see effortlessly in any distance, and also help boost their active lifestyles. 

Piolo shares, “We need healthy vision to see and enjoy every moment in our life, which is why it is important that we take care of our eyes. I am glad that I can raise awareness by being an ambassador of Essilor. I’ll continue doing my best in promoting healthy vision to everyone.”

For more information about The Essilor Group, visit www.essilor.com.ph.

Topics: The Better Half , Shaina Magdayao , Carlo Aquino , JC De Vera , Denise Laurel , Jeffrey Jeturian , Piolo Pascual , Varilux , Essilor
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