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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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Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits: The Future of Vision Care?

Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits: The Future of Vision Care?

Today it seems that everything is available to us at the touch of a button. You need to look something up? You reach for your smartphone and Google it. You’re hungry but don’t have any food in the house? You reach for your smartphone and have someone deliver food to you from either your favorite […]

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Do You Use Your Smartphone in Bed?

Do You Use Your Smartphone in Bed?

Don’t even answer. We know the vast majority of you are going to say yes. If you’re like most people in America, your smartphone is the first thing you see in the morning and the last thing you see at night. You probably don’t think too much about it, I mean you’re just checking your email […]

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Should You Really Trust Apps and Online Exams When It Comes to Your Eye Health?

Should You Really Trust Apps and Online Exams When It Comes to Your Eye Health?

It’s safe to say that there’s an app for just about everything out there. Looking for some entertainment? Something to help track your expenses? A guide to help you procrastinate less? No worry, the app store has got you covered on all fronts… including eye health it seems. Apps to help track and monitor your […]

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Smartphone-induced Presbyopia: New Vision Problem in 20 to 30-Year-Olds

Smartphone-induced Presbyopia: New Vision Problem in 20 to 30-Year-Olds

The last thing any of us want is to age before we have to. Whether it’s through magazine covers or websites, we’re bombarded with “miracles” and “cures” for aging. The harsh truth is there is no cure to aging, especially when it comes to eye health. You can use anti-aging cream for your skin, Spanx […]

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Eye Can’t Believe It: Staggering Computer Vision Stats

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 […]

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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 […]

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