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Can phone and computer screens hurt your eyes? With the prevalence of smartphones, computers, and tablets, there has been no shortage of debate surrounding how this constant exposure might be affecting our health. It’s a reasonable question, being that adults in America are spending upwards of 9 hours per day looking at screens according to …

 

  Can you trust online eye exams? A recent trend in the eye care world is online eye exams, which are built to help individuals assess their eyesight in a quick, convenient fashion. Popular companies in this space include Opternative and GlassesOn, the latter of which comes in app form so that you can get …

 

How Eating Better Can Help Your Eyes While it might seem that the long-term health of our eyes is ultimately an uncontrollable side effect of heredity and aging, experts have proven time and again that there are a number of controllable variables that contribute to long-term eye health. Those include regular good-health advice, like exercising …

 

All About Dry Eye Dry eye syndrome is a condition that is estimated to affect millions of individuals in the U.S., causing irritation, swelling, burning, and blurred vision, among other problems. The condition is not entirely understood, partially because there are many potential causes, each of which comes with its own methods of treatment. If …

 

Understanding Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration is the primary cause of vision loss, with over 10 million Americans suffering from the condition. The name of the disease comes from a piece of the eye’s anatomy – known as the macula – which is the central part of the retina. It is responsible for our central vision, …