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In today’s technology-driven world, it’s almost impossible to go an hour, let alone a day, without resting your eyes on some sort of digital screen. From desktop computers to smartphones and tablets, we are dependent on computers, and with this dependency comes an increased risk of eyestrain and eye fatigue. Computer Vision Syndrome is quickly becoming a major eye concern, but it can be stopped, as we discuss in these articles.

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

The world we live in is changing fast; especially when it comes to the workplace. Office work is a relatively new form of work. Before that most of our ancestors were manual laborers. As a result, their eyes had evolved to see long distances. However, the world today is much different. Most of us work […]

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The Computer Vision Syndrome Infographic

The Computer Vision Syndrome Infographic

Computer vision syndrome, also known as CVS, has been on every doctor’s radar for a while now. As we become more and more digital with everything we do, we may be putting our eyes and bodies at risk. CVS has been on the rise and according to an infographic put together by FramesDirect and NowSource, digital […]

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65 percent of Americans Suffer from Digital Eye Strain

New Report Finds 65% of Americans Suffer from Digital Eye Strain

Everyone spends time in front of their computers or smartphones or tablet screens. You have to have your eyes on one of those screens right now to be able to read this article! The world continues to become more and more digital, but what does that mean for our eyes? According to the Vision Council […]

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Could Poor Eyesight Be Affecting Your Work Productivity

Could Poor Eyesight Be Affecting Your Work Productivity?

There is no better feeling than getting a full day’s worth of work done in a few hours. Being productive gives us a sense of accomplishment and relief, but it isn’t always easy to keep up. Staying motivated at work can be difficult. Some days it may almost seem impossible, leaving you feeling unproductive and […]

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Can Blue Light Glasses Protect Us from Computer Vision Problems

Can Blue Light Glasses Protect Us from Computer Vision Problems?

We all accept the fact that we live in a high tech world. Many of us are in front of a computer screen for hours at a time, both for business and for recreation. But, what we don’t consider is that our new habits aren’t so great for our eyes. One problem that arises comes […]

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Vision Problems of the Millennial Generation

Vision Problems of the Millennial Generation

If you haven’t heard the term “millennial” before, here’s a quick definition: millennials are members of the millennial generation, a group of people born between the years of 1980 and 2000. As you might guess from the above age range, millennials tend to be pretty young, ranging from their mid-teens to their early 30s. An […]

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Working in an Office is Ruining Your Eyes

Working in an Office is Ruining Your Eyes

There’s a statistically decent chance that you’re actually reading this from an office. At the moment, office jobs are pretty standard for US employees, but here’s the thing: your job might not be the best fit for your visual health. When many of us go to work in the morning, we’re cubicle-bound and once we’re there, we’ll […]

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Eye Safety for College Students

Eye Safety for College Students

Any university types probably know the drill. It’s time for midterms, or finals, or maybe you’ve just got a 10-page paper to wrap up by tomorrow. Whatever the cause, you’re going to be spending the next several hours glued to a computer screen, trying not to hyperventilate. But that study sprint can put your eyes […]

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Staggering Computer Vision Stats

Eye Can’t Believe it: Staggering Computer Vision Stats

No doubt about it, we’re well into the digital age. More people than ever have computers, smartphones, and tablets, which are increasingly connected to the internet. In many ways, this is a positive development – computers can increase connectivity and productivity, they allow people to communicate more easily than ever, and they put an enormous […]

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Breaking the Smartphone Habit

Breaking the Smartphone Habit

The smartphone frenzy is in full swing. Every year, more and more Americans purchase smartphones and use them for longer and longer periods of time. 2014 was in some ways the watershed year for mobile devices. For the first time, Americans surveyed were found to have spent more time on their smartphones than on their […]

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What Digital Screens Are Actually Doing to Our Eyes

What Digital Screens Are Actually Doing to Our Eyes

If you spend a lot of time with your eyes glued to computer screens, cell phones, tablets, or even the TV, you could be causing damage to your eyes. Spending long periods of time looking at digital screens can lead to eye strain, blurriness, headaches, and dry eyes, which are all symptoms of Computer Vision […]

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