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Category Archives: Eye Health

Are you managing your eye allergies?

What are eye allergies? Eye allergies occur when your eyes react to an irritant in the environment. These irritants, also called allergens, can include dust, pollen, smoke, fragrances, and pet dander, which can come from a variety of sources. When exposed to an allergen, your eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight it off,…
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FAQ: Computer Vision Syndrome

What is computer vision syndrome? Computer vision syndrome, or CVS, is the discomfort or symptoms caused by focusing on a computer or technological device for a long and uninterrupted time. Common symptoms include: Headaches Loss of Focus Burning Eyes Tired eyes Red Eyes Double Vision Eye Twitching Blurred Vision Neck and Shoulder Pain Commonly Asked…
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Reduce Exposure to Blue Light, Inside and Out

Risks of blue light exposure have become a topic of discussion in recent years. More eyecare professionals and scientists are studying the effects of blue light to assess the effects of relying on blue light for so much of our lighting. It’s hard to say for sure how much added blue light exposure may lead…
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Kids and Computer Vision Syndrome

Most of us remember being told not to sit too close to the TV because it would ruin our vision. Well, that may have been an exaggeration of the actual dangers of sitting too near a tube television, but new risks are at play when it comes to electronic screens and the eyes of our…
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