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Computer Vision Syndrome (Children and Teens)     
Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is defined as the complex of eye and vision problems associated with computer use. Most parents are concerned with the types of people or subject matter that their children and teenagers are encountering online and on television. Very few if any worry about the effects on their children’s eyesight. You’ve all experienced it – the burning itching heavy eyes that result after spending hours on the computer. Now imagine how drastic the effects could... Read More

Headaches And Your Eyes     
Headaches And Your Eyes On occasion headaches occur because of an eye problem. When you suffer from a headache it is a natural assumption that your head pain is somehow associated with your eyes. In truth this is not usually the case. Most headaches are due to tension poor neck posture sinus trouble high blood pressure or a spasm of the blood vessels as in a migraine headache. Very rarely headaches can turn out to have a serious cause such as a brain tumor or aneurysm but these are almost alway... Read More

Reducing Symptoms of Computer Eyestrain     
Nine Ways to Reduce the Symptoms of Computer Eyestrain   Eyestrain is the number one complaint in office jobs but there are many things you can do to reduce these symptoms. Here are nine tips for ways to reduce eyestrain.   1. GET AND EYE EXAM This is the most important thing you can do to prevent or treat computer vision problems.   According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety an... Read More

Using your Eyes and your Computer     
Using Your Eyes and Your Computer To minimize discomfort when working at your computer avoid looking at the monitor for long periods of time. It’s 1:00 p.m. and you’ve been working at your computer since 9:00 a.m. Your eyes feel irritated and fatigued your vision is blurry and you still have several hours of work ahead of you. The symptoms you are experiencing are common among people who do considerable “near” work including those who work with computers. The sympto... Read More

Video Games Improve Vision by 20%    
In essence playing video game improves your bottom line on a standard eye chart Video games that contain high levels of action such as Unreal Tournament can actually improve your vision. Video games that contain high levels of action such as Unreal Tournament can actually improve your vision. Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that people who played action video games for a few hours a day over the course of a month improved by about 20 percent in their ability to identif... Read More

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