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Tips to Protect Your Eyes if You Work in an Office

Tips to Protect Your Eyes If You Work in an Office

You may think you’re safe because you’re not working in a factory or warehouse where danger is apparent. But, working in an office presents its own set of challenges. Sure, you might not be in immediate physical harm, but you are susceptible to vision impairments due to your work environment. What many people are unaware […]

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Experts Are Saying Blue Light Blocking Glasses Don’t Work: Here’s Why

Experts Are Saying Blue Light Blocking Glasses Don’t Work: Here’s Why

It’s no secret that the blue light emitting from our favorite digital devices harm our eyes and well-being. We always encourage people to protect their eyes the best they can from digital devices. However, sometimes we do things that we think is protecting our eyes but in reality is doing the opposite. There are a […]

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March Is Save Your Vision Month and Workplace Eye Health & Safety Month!

March Is Save Your Vision Month and Workplace Eye Health & Safety Month!

Every March, the American Optometric Association launches a nation-wide campaign to raise awareness about workplace eye health and vision safety. Americans work hard, it’s true. According to a study, in 2015, the average American worked 1790 hours. If you’re going to be spending that many hours at work, you’re going to want to work in […]

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Do You Use Your Smartphone in Bed?

Do You Use Your Smartphone in Bed?

Don’t even answer. We know the vast majority of you are going to say yes. If you’re like most people in America, your smartphone is the first thing you see in the morning and the last thing you see at night. You probably don’t think too much about it, I mean you’re just checking your email […]

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Transient Smartphone Blindness

Transient Smartphone Blindness and Other New Terms Related to Modern Technology and Eye Health

If you’ve read the RYV blog before, you’ve no doubt come across at least one article about digital eye strain or computer vision syndrome. That’s because modern technology is destroying our eyes. That sounds dramatic, but it’s true. Digital devices like our smartphones, tablets, desktop and laptop computers are all guilty of harming our eyes. […]

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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 NowSourcing, digital […]

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New Report Finds 65% 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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7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

Our vision is probably our most valued sense. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to do some of the things we enjoy most like driving, watching TV, reading, painting, and more. However it’s also a sense we often forget needs sharpening. A lot of our daily lives pose a threat to healthy vision, but these […]

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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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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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