Eye Fatigue Symptoms | Eye Strain Symptoms

  Here are some simple tips you can use to reduce computer eye strain symptoms, eye fatigue and other symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS). Tips to Prevent and Reduce Eye Fatigue & Eye Strain Most of us use computers at work and/or at home so it is no surprise eye strain and eye fatigue are so common.  Studies show that eye strain occurs in 50 to 90 percent of computer users. Eye fatigue and strain can range from physical fatigue, headaches, decreased productivity and increased numbers of work errors, eye twitching, blurred vision, dry eyes and red eyes. Here are some simple tips you can use to reduce computer eye strain symptoms, eye fatigue and other symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS). Adjust your Computer Screen Place the computer screen 20-26 inches away from your eyes and at eye … Read More

Spring, Allergies and Eyesential Sunglasses

Spring is finally here! Warm weather, flowers, green grass and a cool breeze all sound wonderful unless you suffer from allergies. For allergy-sufferers, spring conjures up a slightly different image: sneezing, runny noses and itchy, watery, swollen and red eyes. Sooner or later, allergy sufferers learn to avoid the outdoors in springtime. But regardless of how severe your allergies are, there is no need to detest spring or shun the outdoors.  Eyesential sunglasses help alleviate allergy symptoms that affect the eye thanks to a hypoallergenic foam seal on the perimeter of the inside of the glasses.  The hypoallergenic foam seal of Eyesential sunglasses acts like a gasket, blocking out wind, pollen, dust and allergens from reaching your eyes. Wearing Eyesential sunglasses whenever you step outdoors will help minimize allergic symptoms in the eyes. Eyesential’s foam gasket is a soft rubbery … Read More

How to Combat Dry Eye Syndrome

The prevalence of dry eye syndrome increases with age. An estimated 3.2 million women age 50 and over and 1.68 million men age 50 and over are affected by dry eye syndrome. Chronic Dry Eye Syndrome/Disease is known by the medical name of keratoconjunctivitis sicca (pronounced “carrot-oh-con-junk-tiv-it-is seek-a”). Dry Eye Syndrome is typically an age-related disease due to insufficient tears to lubricate the eyes, but many people, who wear contact lenses, take certain medications, have had eye surgery or live in windy, hot or dry climates may also experience dry eye. Causes of Dry Eye Age-reduces tear production is a natural effect of aging. Gender- women are more likely to develop dry eyes due to hormonal changes Medications – Some medications like antihistamines, decongestants, anti-depressants,   and blood pressure medications, can cause dry eye by reducing tear production. Health Conditions- Diabetes, … Read More