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How Working in an Office Is Ruining Your Eyes

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 Safety for College Students

Eye Safety for College Students

Any university types probably know the drill. It’s time for midterms, or finals, or maybe you’ve just got a 10-page paper to wrap up by tomorrow. Whatever the cause, you’re going to be spending the next several hours glued to a computer screen, trying not to hyperventilate. But that study sprint can put your eyes […]

Understanding Over-the-Counter Eye Drops

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 […]

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 […]

How Digital Devices Cause Nearsightedness

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 […]

Always the Little Things: Bad Habits That Can Damage Your Eyes

Always the Little Things: Bad Habits That Can Damage Your Eyes

Everyone’s got their funny little habits. They range from quirky to cute to well, sort of gross (nail biters unite), but they’re all generally pretty harmless. However, as we always seem to say, even the little things can have big impacts on your sensitive, sensitive peepers. Follow along, and we’ll delve into a couple of the […]

What Digital Screens Are Actually Doing to Our Eyes

What Digital Screens Are Actually Doing to Our Eyes

If you spend a lot of time with your eyes glued to computer screens, cell phones, tablets, or even the TV, you could be causing damage to your eyes. Spending long periods of time looking at digital screens can lead to eye strain, blurriness, headaches, and dry eyes, which are all symptoms of Computer Vision […]

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

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

Kids Spend Too Much Time on 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 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 […]

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