What is computer vision syndrome?

What is computer vision syndrome?

Computer vision syndrome is a broad term referring to a number of side effects that occur due to prolonged use of computers, tablets, and other screen based technology. In our society, many people spend their entire workday, roughly 8 hours, staring at a screen. This...
Computer Eye Strain

Computer Eye Strain

In our technology driven world we spend a lot of time in front of screens, both at work and at home. Televisions, cell phones, tablets, and computers are the focus of our attention for an unprecedented amount of time each day. As our society adapts to this...
Retinopathy

Retinopathy

What It Is Retinopathy can be defined as a disease of the eye’s retina that causes loss of vision. There are several different types of this eye disease according to their causes, including: diabetic retinopathy, central serous retinopathy, and...
How to Treat Styes at Home

How to Treat Styes at Home

Stye symptoms Styes are a common and generally harmless eye condition. A stye forms when an oil gland on the upper or lower eyelid becomes infected and a sore bump develops on the gland. This infection can be caused by bacteria in old makeup, dirt, or unclean hands...
Eye Twitching– What Causes It?

Eye Twitching– What Causes It?

Eye twitching effects nearly everyone at some point in time. These uncontrollable movements of the eyelid can be frustrating and pinpointing a cause is not always easy. Asking yourself “why is my eye twitching?” is the first step in isolating a cause and getting the...
Diabetic Eye Diseases: What You Need to Know

Diabetic Eye Diseases: What You Need to Know

Diabetes is a disease that affects nearly a quarter of people over age 65, and many younger people as well. Diabetes occurs when a person’s blood sugar (or blood glucose) is too high due to the body’s inability to produce or properly utilize insulin. Insulin helps the...