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

Can LOW VISION be helped with Amber Tinted Sunglasses?/ Can You Improve Low Vision?

Low vision is described as having partial vision, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision and even blindness. Low vision makes daily life difficult and can interfere with reading, writing, shopping, watching television, driving a car or recognizing faces and cannot be corrected through surgery, medication, glasses or contact lenses. Low vision can manifest in many forms: Macular degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic retinopathy can affect central vision. Glaucoma and strokes affect peripheral vision. Most eye problems can affect contrast sensitivity. Poor depth perception can cause us to misjudge the height of a step for instance. Visual processing – Difficulties with visual processing affect how visual information is interpreted, or processed by the brain. Approximately 1 in 28 Americans over age 40 suffer from low vision. Aging is the number one factor linked to increased risk of developing low … Read More

Afraid to Drive at Night? Night Driving Glasses with Anti Glare are the Solution!

If there were only night driving glasses to reduce glare! A recent study of Americans 18+ with vision correction, found that all of them had experienced some type of issue while driving at night.  Among the most common problems they reported were: feeling uncomfortable driving at night, being blinded by glare, experienced light sensitivity, saw halos, experienced blurred distance vision and had trouble seeing signs and judging distances. They also reported, seeing starbursts, having dry or tired eyes, inability to focus, double vision and headaches. There is no question that driving at night can be dangerous due to compromised vision from to limited light and blinding glare from headlights and streetlights. Unfortunately, almost 50% of all fatal car crashes happen at night and some are the result of poor night vision. Fortunately, there is something we can do to help us alleviate … Read More

Bono’s Cool Look More than a Fashion Statement – due to Glaucoma

One can hardly think of Bono, lead singer of U2, without thinking of his iconic orange or violet sunglasses.  I can’t remember seeing an image of Bono without his cool sunglasses.  Ultra trendy wraparound sunglasses have become Bono’s signature accessory, although he’s worn sunglasses primarily for eye-health reasons. It turns out Bono has Glaucoma. “I have glaucoma,” he told British talk show host Graham Norton in November 2014. It appears he’s had it for two decades. Bono confessed that he noticed his eyes were always red, his vision was becoming blurry and he saw halos around lights. And these symptoms were not being caused by drug use, mind you. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends a comprehensive eye exam for all adults starting at age 40, and every three to five years after that. There are many causes of glaucoma. … Read More