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Tips To Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time During Pandemic

Tips To Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time During Pandemic

Screen time has increased from 10 hours to 13 hours as pandemic restrictions have brought work and school to home. The 20-20-20 approach is recommended: every 20 minutes spent at a screen, you must take a break and look 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Blink every now and then to prevent...

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How to Avoid Eye Dryness Caused by Screen Use [Video]

How to Avoid Eye Dryness Caused by Screen Use [Video]

About 60% of Americans spends five hours of screen time daily.  Extended screen time lowers your blink rate and leads to eye dryness.  Older people, smokers, and children who spend more time using smartphones than playing outdoors are more prone to eye dryness.  Like many people nowadays, you may be glued on a screen most...

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16 Causes of Blurred Vision and Their Remedies

16 Causes of Blurred Vision and Their Remedies

Blurry vision is a common eyesight problem, especially in the elderly. Blurriness could be a sign that your glasses or contacts prescription needs updating.  A fuzzy vision can sometimes mean something more serious. Having a blurry vision is a common problem, but knowing the reason behind it can help tell if you are experiencing the...

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Ophthalmologists share ‘eye-opening’ insights about Cataracts

Ophthalmologists share ‘eye-opening’ insights about Cataracts

Cataracts, eye experts explained, are common and can be cured if detected and treated earlier. Normally, this eye condition manifests blurry vision, muted colors, poor night vision, contrast sensitivity, halos, and double-vision. Diabetes and other factors such as genetics, eye injury or trauma, sun exposure, steroids and excessive drinking and smoking contribute to cataract development....

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‘FOR YOUR EYES ONLY’: Nine Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

‘FOR YOUR EYES ONLY’: Nine Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Our eyes are the most utilized organ in our body, yet it is also the easiest to take for granted. More than 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), and of this figure, about 80 percent could have been prevented or cured. Fortunately, it is not too late...

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Eight Signs That You Should Get Your Eyes Examined Now

Eight Signs That You Should Get Your Eyes Examined Now

Even if your eyes feel perfect, regular eye checks detect and prevent eye illnesses. Remember to update prescription glasses and contacts because they usually expire yearly. Once you hit 65, eye exams should be done on a yearly basis. Here are 8 warning signs that should prompt you to have your eyes checked. 1. Dry...

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Consider Your Eye Health During Screen Exposure with These Tips

Consider Your Eye Health During Screen Exposure with These Tips

We live in an age wherein the majority of our day-to-day activities involve facing a screen – studying, working, paying bills, watching movies and shows, playing games for fun – all of these and more make screen exposure unescapable. Serious effects might be caused by continuous screen exposure, and its impact on health is only...