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Cardiovascular Diseases and the Eyes

Cardiovascular Diseases and the Eyes

One of the most interesting features of cardiovascular disease is that symptoms are not only present in the body. You may experience symptoms in the eyes as well. In fact, current research suggests that cardiovascular disease may be spotted early during a regular eye exam. This is because symptoms of the condition can appear in […]

Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches?

Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches

Headaches can come on strong and suddenly, ruining your days and causing you pain at night. You tell yourself that it’s your body’s way of telling you that you’re overworked and stressed; maybe that you didn’t eat or drink enough throughout the day. Or, your body could be telling you it’s time to retire the […]

6 Refreshing Eye Exercises for Tired Computer Users

6 Refreshing Eye Exercises for Tired Computer Users

Staring at a computer screen all day long sure puts a strain on your eyes. Poor lighting, an increase in visual demands and not enough blinking are all factors that contribute to computer-related eyestrain. Added to that, many people now use electronic reading devices instead of books, which just makes the strain on your eyes […]

Warning Signs of a Wrong Eyeglass Prescription

Warning Signs of a Wrong Eyeglass Prescription

For many people with refractive errors, wearing prescription eyeglasses is the way they achieve clarity of vision. Whether you’re being fitted for your first pair or your ninth pair of eyeglasses, the promise of sharp vision is always exciting. Doing eye exercises and undergoing vision therapy can help your eyes get stronger and see better in […]

How to Treat and Prevent Vision-Damaging Near-Point Stress

Our eyes have evolved quite a bit since the dawn of human existence. We can see in incredible detail, color and precision, and are among some of the animals with the best vision. However, there is one aspect of our vision that remains linked to our ancient ancestors. Our eyes are those of a predator. […]

Is Your Eyesight Affected by Your Migraines and Headaches?

Many of us have had a migraine or a headache that was just so painful that it seemed to affect our eyesight. Though we may have just brushed it off as these vision symptoms “being in our head”, the truth is migraines and headaches have a significant impact on our eyesight. Headaches and migraines (especially […]

My Eyes Are Becoming Sensitive to Light, Should I Be Concerned?

Let’s start off by answering our title question right away; yes. Any change, be it sudden or gradual, in your vision is cause for concern. However, there are different degrees to this concern. If you find that your eyes are sensitive to light, should you tear through the emergency room and yell at the staff […]

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 […]

Double Vision Causes and Natural Treatments

Of all the sudden changes that we can experience to our sense of sight, double vision is probably among the most alarming. Also called diplopia, double vision has a number of causes, but all result in roughly the same problem – seeing one too many of each object you look at. Most of us have […]

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