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8 Tips for Preventing Digital Eye Strain at Work

8 Tips for Preventing Digital Eye Strain at Work
In today’s digital world, many Americans spend multiple hours per day staring at computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets and other electronics. As our lives become more digital, eye doctors have noticed that our eyes are becoming less sharp.   Have your eyes ever felt tired, dry or irritated after a few hours of working on a computer? If so, you may have a condition called Digital Eye Strain (also referred to as Computer Vision Symptom). Nearly 70% of employed US adults claim to have experienced digital eyestrain symptoms from the increasing usage of digital devices, as reported by t......
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Suheir Kilani
This article is very nice article. Now a days everyone is using computer, mobile and other digital things, and it is added to thei... Read More
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 12:07
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5 Simple Lifestyle Tips for Healthy Eyes

5 Simple Lifestyle Tips for Healthy Eyes
Your eyes do a lot of work each and every day.  Thus, it is important to take the necessary steps to protect them so they can serve you well into the future. Caring for them goes well outside of the doctor’s office. Yourhealth and lifestyle choices make an impact on your overall body, your eyes included. Taking measures now can decrease your risk of developing common age-related eye conditions such as: cataracts (the clouding of the lens in your eyes), macular degeneration (damage to the area of the retina that perceives light) and glaucoma (damage to the eye’s optic nerve).  There ......
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useful imformation, I need to stop smoking immediately...
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7 Reasons To Check Your Eyes Regularly

If we want to stay healthy, we all know how important it is to eat right, exercise, get enough sleep, and get checked by our doctor every year. Clearly, those things are critical in order for us to take care of and monitor our bodies and our overall health.   But how often do you get your eyes checked by an ophthalmologist or an optometrist? Unless you wear glasses or notice your vision changing, how likely are you to even think about the health of your eyes? After all, your eyes don’t affect your body’s health. You won’t gain weight, increase your chances of cancer, increase the likeli......
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What You Need to Know About Vision Therapy

Vision therapy is a type of physical therapy, specifically developed to assist the eyes and brain. It is often a part of the treatment for things like convergence insufficiency, crossed eyes, lazy eye, and certain disabilities related to reading and learning. Often, a learning disability is due to the inability to see well enough to read comfortably. These are the situations where vision therapy can be a great asset to those who were afraid medical science could do nothing more for them and their eyes. Many who see the term "vision therapy" might immediately think of eye exercises, which some......
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