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eReader vs. Printed Book: Which Is Better for Your Eyesight?

eReader vs. Printed Book

In today’s increasingly digital world, interactions with printed media are becoming less common every day. Between smart phones, handheld game systems, high definition televisions and computer monitors, more and more people are spending their time looking at screens, rather than pages. What effect is this having on our eyesight? It’s becoming common knowledge that these […]

Eye Exercises for Farsightedness

Eye Exercises for Farsightedness

Are you tired of squinting to read the menu at a restaurant? Or, read the incoming text messages from your kids? You’re not alone; up to 10 percent of Americans suffer from this eye condition. Not being able to see things in front of you clearly is inconvenient and irritating. Luckily, you don’t have to […]

6 Refreshing Eye Exercises for Tired Computer Users

6 Refreshing Eye Exercises for Tired Computer Users

Staring at a computer screen all day long sure puts a strain on your eyes. Poor lighting, an increase in visual demands and not enough blinking are all factors that contribute to computer-related eyestrain. Added to that, many people now use electronic reading devices instead of books, which just makes the strain on your eyes […]

Eye Exercises for Blurred Vision

Eye Exercises for Blurred Vision

Did you know that blurry vision is a common symptom of many different eye problems? Depending on the problem, your ability to see sharpness and contrast diminishes. Lack of visual acuity can be a symptom of serious eye diseases, like glaucoma. Or, it could be a result of less severe conditions like myopia and old-age. […]

6 Tips to Naturally Improve Your Reading and Close-Up Vision

Are you tired of realizing you forgot your reading glasses at home and now you can’t read the menu? What about squinting to read the new text message on your phone? You’re not alone. Most people start to notice their near vision start to get less clear and blurrier in their 40s. It’s a common […]

What’s the Deal with Blinking?

Blinking is something humans (and virtually all other creatures) do involuntarily, just like breathing or swallowing. Obviously excluding animals like fish and snakes, which do not have eyelids, everybody and every animal blinks at varying rates. Eyelids are designed to keep the eyes safe, moist, and free of debris, and blinking is a mechanism intended […]

Are Your Eyes Getting Enough Sleep?

Most modern workers know the feeling. It’s time for work and you stayed out just a little too late last night. You stumble in to the office, toss back the strongest coffee you can find and hunker down for a new day. And, if you can survive the morning meetings, you’ve made it through, right? […]

What Are Computer Glasses and Do They Work?

If you spend most of your day working on a computer, you may be experiencing symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Symptoms include burry vision, eye strain, eye redness, itchy or watery eyes, headaches, and even neck and back pain. These symptoms are caused by a combination of things such as not taking frequent breaks, […]

CVS #1 Computer-related Complaint in U.S.

In such a technology-driven world, it makes sense that many people work with computers every day. But, the numbers are actually a little surprising. In a recent study, Microsoft found that the average worker spends seven hours a day in front of the computer. That’s more time than many people sleep. But, the real issue […]

Kids Spend Too Much Time on Vision Damaging Electronic Devices

Technology has become an even bigger part of life than it was even just a few years ago. Due to the fact that computers, cell phones, tablets, and even video games are such staples in homes and even schools these days, it’s no wonder that many parents don’t realize just how much time their children […]

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