Help for Computer Eye Strain

Minimize glare. Glare from light reflecting off walls and finished surfaces, as well as reflections on your computer screen also can cause computer eye strain. Consider installing an anti-glare screen on your display and, if possible, paint bright white walls a darker color with a matte finish. If you wear glasses, purchase lenses with [...]

By | July 15th, 2019|Eye Care, Frames, General News|Comments Off on Help for Computer Eye Strain

Help for Computer Eye Strain

Use proper lighting. Eye strain often is caused by excessively bright light either from outdoor sunlight coming in through a window or from harsh interior lighting. When you use a computer, your ambient lighting should be about half as bright as that typically found in most offices. Eliminate exterior light by closing drapes, shades [...]

By | July 8th, 2019|Eye Care, Eye Disorders, General News|Comments Off on Help for Computer Eye Strain

Help for Computer Eye Strain

It seems everyone is staring at a computer screen, phone or other digital device these days. And it's causing a serious problem called digital eye strain. One way to help your eyes? Digital screen protection glasses . Recent research sponsored by The Vision Council  has shown that 59 percent of people who routinely use [...]

By | July 1st, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Help for Computer Eye Strain

Cataracts are common and treatment very effective

Cataracts are common, but treatment is very effective. Cataracts are a relatively normal part of the aging process. Symptoms can include blurred vision, faded colors, glare, reduced night vision, and double vision. Cataracts are associated with exposure to UV rays or radiation therapy, such as cancer treatment. Taking certain medications like prednisone can also [...]

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The leading cuase of Blindness after 60

The leading cuase of Blindness after 60 After age 60, macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness. Macular degeneration occurs when eye tissue degenerates, causing blurriness or loss of vision in the central part of the eye. There are two forms of macular degeneration: wet and dry. If vision loss is caused by [...]

By | April 8th, 2019|Eye Care, Eye Disorders, General News|0 Comments

What you eat matters to your Eyes.

Eating well is the No. 1 way to take care of your eyes. What should your eye-healthy plate look like? Pretty much like any good, healthy meal. Start with a big spinach or kale salad topped with brightly-colored vegetables. Green leafy vegetables provide the nutrients lutein and zeaxanthin, shown to help reduce risk for [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

EYE STRAIN AT THE OFFICE COMPUTER? PLAY WITH YOUR SETTINGS

You may find your computer screen too bright or too dim for comfort, or maybe you have to work to read a tiny font. Just play with your settings—with a little experimentation, you may find a more comfortable option. TAKE A BREAK You can’t get away from your computer, but your eyes still need [...]

By | March 25th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on EYE STRAIN AT THE OFFICE COMPUTER? PLAY WITH YOUR SETTINGS

HEALTHY EYE HABITS

HEALTHY EYE HABITS If your eyes are struggling, you’ll need to make some changes. The most obvious change is to cut down on your screen use, especially in the hour or two before bedtime. However, if you work in front of a computer, you won’t be able to just quit your job. Try Colorimetry. [...]

By | March 18th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on HEALTHY EYE HABITS

COMPUTER SCREENS, YOUR EYES, AND YOUR SLEEP HABITS

Viewing computer screens for hours can affect more than your eyes. Most screens are backlit with blue light, which can interfere with your sleep cycle. A Boston, Massachusetts group of researchers did a study on the effects of reading on a tablet before bedtime versus reading a printed book before bed. The group that [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Work at a computer all day? Take care of your eyes

COMPUTER SCREENS AND YOUR EYES If your work involves heavy computer use, you may notice eye trouble. You’re not alone—at least 50 percent of those who work in front of a computer report eye issues, but the number may be closer to 90 percent. You may notice symptoms like: Blurry vision Dry, itchy, or [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Work at a computer all day? Take care of your eyes