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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 […]

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Are Your Eyes Getting Enough Sleep

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? […]

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What are Computer Glasses and Do They Work

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, […]

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CVS on the Rise

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 […]

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Kids Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices

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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Computer Vision Syndrome: You’re Not Alone

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a problem involving your eyes and vision that occurs when you spend too much time on the computer. Going by this definition, nearly everyone in the world suffers from CVS. Whether you work all day on the computer or you spend all day hanging out on Facebook or playing online […]

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Do You Have Impatient Eyes?

Do You Have Impatient Eyes?

Guy Kawasaki once said, “Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.” But did you know that your eye movements might give away your feelings of impatience even if you try to hide them? A study recently released by John Hopkins University has found that people who are impulsive and impatient blink more often than […]

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How Bad is it for Your Eyes to Watch Television in the Dark

How Bad is it for Your Eyes to Watch Television in the Dark?

Since you were a little kid, you’ve probably heard that it’s bad for your eyes to watch television in the dark. But is it really going to damage your eyes and vision or is just an old wives’ tale? Television When you are watching television in a dark room, your eyes have to constantly adjust […]

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Eyestrain Caused by Using Digital Devices

Easy, Natural Ways to Relieve Eyestrain Caused by Using Digital Devices

We are living in an time when it’s almost not possible for most people to avoid using digital devices. Right from young children to grownups, it seems almost everyone is using portable electronic devices and computers. It is difficult to imagine any professional or student continuing with their profession or academic studies without using one […]

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Is Today's Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems

Is Today’s Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems?

Have you ever worried about a cell phone hurting your children’s eyes? What about the electronic pads, tablets, or electronic readers that are so incredibly popular today? For most people, the answer is probably not. We worry about cell phone radiation and cancer risks, but not about the potential harm to the health of our […]

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Winter Eye Care

Winter Eye Care

When it comes to your eyes during the harsh winter season, there are many factors that could hinder your vision. One of the most common problems people are faced with during the winter is dry eyes. But there are ways to combat the annoying, uncomfortable condition. First, though, you need to understand the causes and […]

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