eye fatigue

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

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 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

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

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 […]

What Risks Can Diabetes Pose to Eye Health?

We’re not exactly going out on a limb when we call diabetes a serious, surprisingly common problem. Recent estimates have pegged the number of Americans with the disease at around 29 million, meaning that, if you’re reading this article from within the US, there’s a roughly nine percent chance that you’re currently dealing with diabetes […]

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 […]

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