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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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Problems Caused by Rubbing Your Eyes Too Often [Video]

Problems Caused by Rubbing Your Eyes Too Often [Video]

Your eyes are one of the most vital organs in your body, and practicing essential eye care habits should be done every day. To care for your eyes, one of the things you can do is to avoid rubbing them. While it seems to be the most immediate relief for an eye problem, rubbing your...

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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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Conjunctivitis: Is Pink Eye a Symptom of Coronavirus? [Video]

Conjunctivitis: Is Pink Eye a Symptom of Coronavirus? [Video]

Three percent of COVID-19 patients develop a pink eye, according to reports. Those with severe cases of COVID-19 are at higher risk of developing pink eye or conjunctivitis. Practicing proper hygiene and other preventive measures will help you avoid getting the pink eye. The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found to cause pink...

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How to Identify Eye Problems Based on their Symptoms

How to Identify Eye Problems Based on their Symptoms

Eye problems should be dealt with immediately to avoid complications. There are different eye problems with their own set of symptoms. Treatment for each kind of eye problem may also vary so it’s better to consult an eye doctor before starting self-medication. The eyes are one of the most important sense organs. When someone experiences...

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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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Eye Problems that People Should Pay Attention To

Eye Problems that People Should Pay Attention To

Most Americans take their eye health for granted, often putting off a visit to an ophthalmologist for a routine checkup. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 percent of the estimated 61 million adults in the US who are at high risk for vision loss haven’t visited an eye specialist in...

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How to Prevent Glaucoma Progression [Video]

How to Prevent Glaucoma Progression [Video]

Abnormal high pressure in your optic nerve causes glaucoma. You won’t feel any symptoms when you already have the eye disease. There are several ways to slow down the progression of glaucoma, including using eye drops, exercising regularly, and getting surgery. Glaucoma refers to the damage caused by high pressure on your optic nerve. If...

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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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How Smoking Can Also Cause Eye Problems

How Smoking Can Also Cause Eye Problems

Smoking is a generally harmful habit that can cause numerous ailments and disorders. In fact, all scientific evidence points to the disastrous effects that it can have, not only on respiratory and cardiovascular health but also on eye health. Irritation, blurred vision, blind spots and optic nerve damage are only a few eye conditions that...

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