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Computer Eye Strain: How Teachers and Students Can Reduce Eye Strain From Computer Use

As more and more schoolwork is being performed online and with mobile devices, parents and teachers are continuing to search for new ways to reduce eye strain from computer use.  We’ve compiled a number of tips for students, parents and teachers to help reduce computer eye strain.

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Topics: Computer Vision Syndrome, Vision and Learning

Does Santa Know About the Impact of Computer Vision Syndrome?

As the gift-giving season is upon us, it’s nearly impossible to select a gift that doesn’t have a digital screen. However, with Computer Vision Syndrome affecting more and more people, it’s up to us to give wisely to our children - especially to those who currently have functional vision problems.

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Topics: Functional Vision Problems, Computer Vision Syndrome, Vision Friendly Gift List

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Vision Issues in the Workplace


As we enter Workplace Eye Wellness Month, the workplace is experiencing an increase in vision problems. The good news? Many of these vision issues can be treated or avoided with a special type of prescription lens and good visual habits at your computer.

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Topics: Functional Vision Test, Computer Vision Syndrome

Ten Tips To Ease Eyestrain

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Topics: Functional Vision Problems, Computer Vision Syndrome

Reducing Computer Eye Strain Becoming a Financial Priority for Businesses

 

We’ve entered a new age of computer usage, but have we also entered a new age of vision problems as a result?  Research indicates that vision problems, such as computer eye strain, are on the rise in the workplace.  It’s a development that is starting to hit businesses in the pocketbook.

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Topics: Vision Therapy, Functional Vision Test, Computer Vision Syndrome

Does Smartphone Usage Affect a Child’s Functional Vision?

New technologies always produce unintended uses.  For smart phones, you can now add “babysitter” to the list.  From infants on up, parents are allowing children to use smart phones more and more – often impacting their functional vision in a negative way.  Here are some tips to help you avoid big problems down the line.

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Topics: Functional Vision, Computer Vision Syndrome

Are Your Techie Children In Danger of Developing Computer Vision Syndrome?

 

Just as fashion trends start on the coasts of the US, it makes sense that a vision problem caused by heavy computer use should start in Bangalore, India.  The number of new computer vision syndrome cases in India’s technology hub serves as a wake-up call for heavy tech users here in the states.

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Topics: Functional Vision Test, Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome Becomes an Unintended Consequence

 

Computer usage is on the rise in the classroom, and its giving rise to an unintended consequence:  An increased risk of computer vision syndrome.

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Topics: Functional Vision Test, Computer Vision Syndrome

5 Ways Teachers Are Reducing Computer Eye Strain

 

Just this past week, my wife told me that one of her school’s classrooms will become an entirely iPad-based classroom.  I’m sure this is going to be extremely exciting for the kids, but parents and educators need to be aware of how important reducing computer eye strain will be for a new generation.

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Topics: Functional Vision Test, Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Eye Strain Leads to 21st Century Reading Glasses


Remember the notion that you got reading glasses when you started getting old?  Get ready for a paradigm shift:  These days you’re going to start needing computer eye strain glasses -- and you’re going to need them at an increasingly younger age.

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Topics: Functional Vision Test, Computer Vision Syndrome