Computer vision syndrome is also known as digital eye strain. This belongs to the group of eye and vision-related problems that stems from extensive screen time on digital devices. Long hours of staring at smartphones, laptops, tablets, and e-readers usually result in digital eye strain which could cause eye discomfort...
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Is Glaucoma Connected to Tight Neckties?

It is common for neckties to be required in workplaces. However, there is research that cited the alarming effects of tight neckties on our blood flow. The mayor of Lancaster...
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Use of Adjustable IOL After Cataract Surgery

People who had cataract surgery were advised by their eye doctors to wear glasses even after the procedure. The studies support this claim by showing 30 to 50 percent of...
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Crow’s Feet: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Because the eyes are the first thing others notice, you could feel self-conscious if you have crow’s feet. Crow’s feet are creases that appear at the outer corners of the...
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Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery: Procedure, Risks, and Recovery

Cataract surgery is done to restore vision through replacing the clouded lens in your eye with a clear artificial lens. This procedure is painless and usually only takes about 15...
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REFRACTIVE SURGERY

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What Are the Qualifications for LASIK Eye Surgery?

Since the technology was limited before, LASIK surgery has strict qualifications because they want to limit the risks involved with the treatment as much as possible. Now that the technology...
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PRK: Chirurgia dell'occhio refrattiva

PRK: Refractive Eye Surgery

Here You Can Find: Knowing PRK PRK and LASIK Step-By-Step Procedure Risks and Complications Involved   Knowing PRK Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) was the first laser refractive eye surgery that is...
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cataract surgery what are the risks

Cataract Surgery: What Are the Risks?

Complications from cataract surgeries rarely happen and are low in number. Many individuals are scared to undergo cataract surgery because of the cases where complications occur. Cataract surgery is one...
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EYE CONDITIONS

childhood eye diseases

Different Childhood Eye Diseases and Conditions

Pediatricians, as well as eye doctors, emphasize the importance of vision screening. The vision of children is not yet fully developed. It is vulnerable to eye diseases because it is...
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Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema

What is Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema?

Diabetic retinopathy is retinal damage caused by diabetes which could lead to blindness. This can be prevented if detected ahead of time, proper diabetic treatment, and regular eye checkups by...
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Glaucoma

Eye Condition: Glaucoma

When there is damage to the optic nerve due to the elevated pressure in the eye refers to the group of conditions called glaucoma. The danger of leaving glaucoma untreated...
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CONTACT LENSES

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Why Do Contacts Feel So Scratchy?

If you are in a perfect world, you may think that your contact lens will not cause you discomfort. The reality is your contacts will feel so scratchy like the...
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A Guide in Extended Wear Contact Lenses

A Guide in Extended Wear Contact Lenses

Individuals who have poor eyesight wake up in the morning searching for their glasses. Extended wear contact lenses are the perfect choice if you want to wake up with clear...
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phakic intraocular lenses for nearsightedness

Phakic Intraocular Lenses for Nearsightedness

Implanting an intraocular lens is another option for people who are unable to undergo LASIK or other laser vision correction surgery to treat their nearsightedness. The Phakic intraocular lens (IOL)...
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GLASSES

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Which Sunglasses Are Better: Polarized or Gradient Lenses?

There are several sunglass options to fit your unique demands when it comes to successfully covering your eyes from the sun, including polarized and gradient lenses. So, what is the...
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How Should Aviator Sunglasses Fit?

The purpose for which you are using your aviator sunglasses determines how they fit.  It would be best if you had a precise fit in your sunglass lenses, bridge, and...
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What Is the Correct Way to Clean Eyeglasses?

People who wear eyeglasses know the struggle of cleaning them daily. Not all people who wear eyeglasses know the right way of cleaning eyeglasses to maintain their good shape. These...
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SCIENCE

the impact of a stroke on vision

The Impact of a Stroke on Vision

Rosanne Rodilosso, 79 years old, was handling papers at her Virginia home when she began to shake. She was also having difficulty communicating clearly. She sensed something was not right...
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Corneal Inlays: A Surgical Reading Glasses Alternative

As you get into your 40s and 50s, you will probably find it more challenging to read a book or see your phone’s screen up close, which is a symptom...
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Do Red Eyes Mean Coronavirus Infection

Do Red Eyes Mean Coronavirus Infection?

Recent pieces of evidence show that some redness of the eyes may be associated with coronavirus. A few months ago, CNN reported that a nurse at the nursing home in...
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DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

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Can Blue Light Damage Your Eyes?

Your screen time on your devices like computers, smartphones, and television, exposes your eyes to risks of blue light. Nonetheless, science still has to prove that blue light causes damage...
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Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time

The Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time for Kids

Parents nowadays are having a difficult time limiting screen time for their kids. Today’s children have gotten used to various devices at their fingertips. It is becoming harder each day...
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Computer Glasses

Computer Glasses: Computer Eye Strain Relief

It is common to experience eye strain after long hours of work in front of a computer. Eye strain is only one of many symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)...
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