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Tips for Preventing Computer Vision Syndrome

Do your eyes feel the strain of too much screen time? You're not alone. Records show that vision issues are on the rise since the pandemic. Do you work on a computer for hours on end? Maybe you're used to playing mobile games or watching shows on your smartphone or tablet. If so, the eye discomfort and vision problems you've been complaining about are likely due to computer vision syndrome.


Dry Eye Management

According to the American Ophthalmological Society, many people suffer from dry eye syndrome. Once your eye specialist confirms it, management of dry eye symptoms will start. The treatment aims to improve your quality of life, alleviate your symptoms, and correct defects.


Managing Nearsightedness with Ortho-K

Nearsightedness is estimated to affect around 40% of adults in the United States, and this number is expected to grow over the coming decade. The vast majority of these people use prescription lenses to correct their vision so that they can see clearly, but another, newer option has emerged that doesn’t only create clear vision, but that also helps to manage their nearsightedness so that it doesn’t get progressively worse. This treatment is called orthokeratology, or ortho-k for short.


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