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Office Lighting Tips to Reduce Eye Strain

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The statistics on eye strain related to office lighting is alarming. The American Optometric Association notes that Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) causes more than 10 million visits to the eye doctor annually. Of those complaints, computer eyestrain is named the most often. Vision symptoms can include eye fatigue, eye strain, irritation, itching or burning, blurry vision, and dry eyes or

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How the Sun Damages Your Eyes

How the Sun Damages Your Eyes

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Much has been written about the link between skin cancer and prolonged sun exposure. However, not many people are aware though that sun damage to eyes is equally possible — from snow blindness to cataracts to eyelid cancer. In one of their findings, Vision Council’s 2015 UV Protection Report indicated that nearly 7 in 10 American adults surveyed were unaware

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Discovering Common Dry Eye Symptoms

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Dry eye symptoms are often a result of insufficient tear production, or tear films that evaporate too quickly. This condition, which can be chronic, can affect anyone but is prevalent among women and the elderly. Dry eye causes and risk factors can vary, too. Some suffer from it due to their environment, while some are simply born with structural problems

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Protect Your Eyes This Summer

10 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

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There’s sunscreen lotion for your skin but what is there for people to protect their eyes? There is help available. This article provides you with the correct information you need to: Make wise and informed decisions about sunglasses, goggles, hats and other protective gear. Prevent exposure to contaminants in your daily environment. Understand the importance of offering the same protection

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Dry Eye Syndrome – It’s a Treatable Condition

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It begins with that uncomfortable sensation of having something in your eye – all the time. A gritty feeling, redness and irritation follow suit. Then your eyes start to water excessively. These are just the most noticeable symptoms of dry eyes — one of the most common vision problems in the country, estimated to be most prevalent in middle-aged and

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The Scary Effects of Technology on Our Eyes

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Technology is a wonderful thing. It develops rapidly to accommodate our ever-changing needs, it helps us connect to others, and it makes our lives easier and more convenient. But as the saying goes, too much of a good thing can be bad – especially for our eyes. In today’s world, a person has to actively try to avoid regular viewing

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Five Common Conditions that Impact the Cornea

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The cornea is an integral part of the eye. It helps the eye to focus properly and causes the involuntary reflex for the eyelids to close. A healthy cornea is needed for a healthy eye. The cornea consists of a highly ordered group of cells and proteins with essential nerve endings. It is the transparent front part of the eye;

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A Holistic Approach to Eye Health

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The eyes are arguably one of the most important parts of the human body and experience. They provide us with perspective, dazzle by translating color, and allow us the explore environments like no other sense can. Unfortunately, as we age, eyes can weaken in ways that limit how we see the world around us. Fortunately, there are simple habits to

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Examining Common Ocular Surface Diseases

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Whether born with perfect vision or managing different eye conditions since early in life, recognizing the importance of eye care is immediate. But it’s interesting that many ocular conditions are relatively unknown. While physical conditions get more airplay, ocular conditions are just as important to daily life. The term ocular surface disease refers to problems that occur on the transparent

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10 Surprising Facts about Your Eyes

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We often don’t think about our eyes until something goes wrong. When you learn more about your eyes you see just how amazing they are. Here are ten facts about your eyes that you probably never knew, with tips on what you can do to minimize or seek treatment for common eye problems. 1. Your Eyes Can Get Sunburned (& Get

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