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Preventing Computer Vision Dysfunction

The use of the computer at home and in every workplace has made life easier and helped increase productivity. However, computer usage seems to cause various health-related concerns. The most common symptoms are visual problems, such as eye strain and dry eyes. Other issues involve musculoskeletal-related complaints. These include backache, neck and shoulder pain, and tingling sensation and numbness of the fingers. This cluster of symptoms is called computer vision syndrome (CVS). This is an umbrella term for conditions resulting from staring at digital screens for too long.


Value of Routine Pediatric Eye Exams

Children who have good eyesight always have an edge in their development. They also accomplish more physically, academically, and socially. That is why the American Optometric Association (AOA) established guidelines for extensive pediatric vision and eye examinations. If you want your child to have optimal vision care and eye health, here’s what you need to know about the value of routine pediatric eye exams.


Preventing and Treating Dry Eyes

According to the American Optometric Association, dry eye syndrome occurs when your eyes do not manufacture ample quality tears. To compensate, your tear glands work harder to battle the dryness. Studies show that anyone can have dry eyes at any time. If you are concerned about developing dry eyes syndrome, here’s what you should know about its prevention and treatment.


Benefits of Contact Lenses

Here’s what you need to know about the different types of contact lenses and their benefits.


Importance of Routine Eye Exams

Can you remember when you last had an eye checkup? If you are counting years, you are long overdue, and you need to see your eye doctor as soon as possible. Eye exams help more than just your eyes because your eye doctor can tell whether you have other diseases like cancer or diabetes just by looking at your eyes.


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