computer vision problems

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, […]

How 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 […]

Eye Can’t Believe It: Eye Opening Facts About Children’s Vision

As if adult eye health wasn’t complex enough. Vision problems are enormously widespread among children of just about any age, but often don’t receive the same attention as disorders in the general adult population. It’s time to go over the numbers. Not only are many disorders already affecting a shocking number of younger people, but […]

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 […]

Understanding Over-the-Counter Eye Drops

If you’re not able or don’t want to visit the doctor, you may find yourself turning to eye drops to ease some minor eye discomfort or problem. The thing is, it’s a convenient remedy since most pharmacies stock a battery of different eye drops which can be used to treat everything from dry eye to […]

How Digital Devices Cause Nearsightedness

Most of us can probably agree that the state of health care today is an awful lot better than it was a few decades ago. Since then, we’ve had huge strides forward – just look at laser surgery, breakthroughs in genetics, and the numerous vaccines that have been developed and improved. But even while the […]

How Close Work Can Cause Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness, which is also referred to as myopia, occurs when closely viewed objects are seen clearly while objects viewed farther away are blurry. Millions of people suffer from nearsightedness but, fortunately, it is a condition that can be treated without resorting to corrective lenses or surgery, such as LASIK. Causes of Nearsightedness Nearsightedness can be caused […]

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 […]

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears, leaving you to experience itchiness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, irritation, and many other symptoms. It is caused by a number of different things such as environmental factors like excessive heat or wind and even taking certain medications or suffering […]

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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