Written By Rachelle Wilber / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
General health is a wonderful thing for all human beings. Although it’s without a doubt crucial to focus on your overall well-being as a person, it’s extremely important to zero in on the specifics too. That’s the reason you should make good eye health a top priority. There are several natural options that can do a lot for people who want to relish outstanding vision for life.
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A recent study regarding the effectiveness of the common recommendation an individual receives for acute conjunctivitis, otherwise known as pink eye, says doctors may be getting it wrong. Over 60 percent of patients are prescribed antibiotic eye drops, but research shows that antibiotics aren't necessarily effective in properly treating this type of eye infection.
When we were younger, our mom always warned us about sitting too close to the television or being addicted to computer games. Turns out, she wasn't entirely off the mark. Today, the average adult American spends about eight hours in front of a screen. One of the biggest eye-burn culprits is planting yourself in front of a screen. Our bodies and eyes weren't designed for modern digital lifestyles. Computer vision syndrome or CVS - also known as digital eye strain - has become an increasingly common condition amongst most working adults. Some symptoms such as headaches, blurry vision, dry eyes, and shoulder and neck pain may be experienced.
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With new findings demonstrating the impact of technology on vision and on vision science, researchers have shared the latest high-tech advances in research to treat, diagnose and prevent diseases causing vision loss. These studies highlight how technology is changing the way we study, detect, diagnose and treat ocular and visual system disease, says Claude Burgoyne, MD, and president of the Association for Research in Vision and Opthamology. Whether it is with a cell phone or using web-based products, new technologies are impacting vision research and transforming patient care.
Written By Aaron Barriga / Reviewed By Ray SpottsWouldn't it be stressful to drive through life with a warped windshield? Thats exactly how astigmatism feels. Astigmatism is an eye disorder which occurs due to the irregular curvature of the eye. It prevents light from being focused on the retina properly and blurs your vision. Astigmatism has different extents of affecting people. Medical research shows that astigmatism can be congenital or occur after an eye injury, disease or surgery.