5 Tips to Avoid Computer Eye Strain
Due to COVID-19, the amount of ‘screen time’ has increased significantly, as online education and Zoom are now part of everyday life. Almost 60 percentRead More
Are Micro-Prisms the Answer for BVD?
Has your eye doctor prescribed micro-prism lenses? Micro-prisms lenses are fast becoming the optimal treatment for people with Binocular Visual Dysfunction, BVD. With healthy binocularRead More
2021 Update: BVD and Digital Eye Strain
Over 50% of the population suffer with Digital Eye Strain (DES) impacting the lives of both children and adults. Eye strain describes a group of symptoms which occurs after extended use of the eyes, usually involving intense concentration or long periods of sustained attention. If you have any eye discomfort caused by looking at something for a long time, you probably have eye strain, you may have experienced Digital Eye Strain, if you have sitting in front of a computer screen for hours!Read More
2021 Update: BVD and Neck Pain
Up to 70% of people will experience neck pain that interferes with their daily activities. Tension in the neck and shoulders can lead to eyeRead More
2021 Update: BVD and Headaches
More than 14% of adults in the U.S. complain of severe headaches or migraines. A headache is described as an achy pressure in the forehead, temples and even the upper part of the neck. A migraine is a severe headache that generally causes more debilitating symptoms. Migraines can cause nausea and make it difficult to speak and think clearly.Read More
What Are the Signs You Need Vision Therapy?
Are you concerned with your performance at school, work, or sports? Strengthening the visual skills boosts your ability to focus, read, concentrate and all other aspects required for work performance. Vision therapy is a customized, personalized treatment program designed to strengthen and improve visual skills, resulting in enhanced reading, learning, attention and the overall school performances.Read More
Could Your Child Have Digital Eye Strain?
Since 2010, there has been a 70% increase of smartphone usage and 40% increase in laptop usage worldwide. Eye doctors are reporting a major increaseRead More
Does Dyslexia Impact your Work Performance?
Dyslexia affects around 15% of Americans, impacting the lives and work performance of millions of adults. Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects the wayRead More
COVID-19 and Computer Vision Syndrome
Author: Dr. Alex Andrich and Patti Andrich The Vision Development Team Coping with COVID-19 may be affecting your vision The American Optometric Association (AOA) definesRead More
Digital Eye Strain
Digital eye strain (DES), also known as computer vision syndrome (CVS) affects over 50 percent of people, including both children and adults. Symptoms fall into two main categories: those linked to accommodative or binocular vision stress, and external symptoms linked to dry eye.Read More