Eyestrain is the most common workplace complaint today. In fact, nearly 90 percent of people who work on a computer at least 3 hours a day suffer from eye trouble, which may actually be symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Here are the top read blogs on this topic with tips on how to combat CVS.
Burning, itching & water eyes? You may have Computer Vision Syndrome
Everyday patients complain of blurred vision and burning or itchy eyes. More often than not, these people are spending overwhelming amounts of time at the computer at work and at home. They are developing Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Read the full post.
Computers have changed the way we see the world, but are they changing the way we see? In this video you’ll learn how eye strain, fatigue and headaches are common indicators that your digital devices — including computer monitors, smart phones and video games - might be causing you discomfort. Read the full post.
6 Simple Steps to Relief
Combat Computer Vision Syndrome: Maybe your job requires hours of work at a computer. Maybe you like to spend your free time surfin’ the Net. Whatever the reason, your body is feeling the effects of spending too much time logged on—tired eyes, headaches, neck pain. Luckily, help is on the way. Read the full post.
As we go digital, our children’s risk for digital eye strain increases
Children today have more digital tools at their disposal than ever before—tablets, smartphones, e-readers, hand-held videogames and computers. What ever happened to playing outside? Somehow Angry Birds usurped hide-and-seek because, according to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, children and teenagers (ages 8-18) are spending more than 7.5 hours a day consuming electronic media. This overuse can cause digital eye strain, a medical issue with serious symptoms that can affect learning and work productivity. Read the full post.
The 20-20-20 rule: When in doubt, blink it out
Computer-related vision problems send 10 million people to the eye doctor every year. Internist Dr. Keri Peterson went on the Today Show this week to offer tips on how to protect your vision from technology. Dr. Peterson says you have a 90% chance of getting Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) if you find yourself in front of the computer for more than 2 hours. Read the full post.