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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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How Your Child’s Smartphone Could Be Harming Their Eyes

How Your Child’s Smartphone Could Be Harming Their Eyes

It isn’t uncommon to see kids with smartphones these days. Why shouldn’t they have them? They can be exceptional learning tools, help your children keep in contact with friends and family, be used for emergencies, and can be used to capture some truly great moments. For all the good that smartphones do, there is a […]

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New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

If you’re a citizen of Earth, there’s no doubt that you’ve used a digital device. Actually, you have to be using some type of digital device to be accessing this article in the first place. That means you could potentially suffer from digital eye strain. Millennials are among the most affected by digital eye strain. […]

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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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5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

If you’re no stranger to our blog (and we hope you aren’t), then you’ll know that we’ve extensively covered the topic of digital eye strain or Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Digital eye strain is an all too common condition that can potentially affect anyone with a digital device. In this day and age, that’s just […]

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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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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 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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Parents Need to Remind Kids to Take a Digital Break

Parents Need to Remind Kids to Take a Digital Break

Seldom do we go a day without using a digital screen. Be it being at work on a computer all day, or reading off a tablet, or tending to your smartphone apps, these screens can be harmful to our eyes, especially children’s eyes. Younger and younger, kids are being exposed to digital screens without knowing the […]

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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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