digital eye strain

5 Tips to Avoid Computer Eye Strain

by Russ Lazarus April 25, 2021

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 percent

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Micro-Prisms and BVD

by Russ Lazarus April 20, 2021

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 binocular

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2021 Update: BVD and Digital Eye Strain

by Russ Lazarus April 19, 2021

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!

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2021 Update: BVD and Neck Pain

by Russ Lazarus April 19, 2021

Up to 70% of people will experience neck pain that interferes with their daily activities. Tension in the neck and shoulders can lead to eye

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Could Your Child Have Digital Eye Strain?

by Russ Lazarus March 16, 2021

Since 2010, there has been a 70% increase of smartphone usage and 40% increase in laptop usage worldwide.  Eye doctors are reporting a major increase

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What Is Computer Vision Syndrome?

by Russ Lazarus March 7, 2021

About 70% of computer users suffer from eye strain, known as ‘Computer Vision Syndrome’. If you suffer from fatigue, headaches, migraines or lose attention easily when using a computer, you most probably are experiencing this very common visual problem. Vision therapy could provide the relief you have searching for.

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The Effects of COVID-19 On Your Child’s Vision

by Valerie Lam February 11, 2021

Can excessive screen time due to COVID-19 bring out underlying vision problems? Author: Dr Valerie Lam The answer is YES!  With most everyone either working

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Help! My Child Dislikes Online Learning

by Devora Kramer January 26, 2021

The current COVID-19 pandemic has children learning through digital platforms for up to 7-10 hours a day! But what can you do when your child

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Near Point Visual Stress (NPVS)

by Devora Kramer January 23, 2021

Modern science now understands why long hours of reading and screen time can lead to eye strain. When the visual system struggles to meet the

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Tinted Lenses and Mirror Coatings

by Russ Lazarus December 6, 2020

Thinking about adding a little color to your lenses?  When purchasing new eyeglasses or sunglasses, you may want to think about adding some color to

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Protecting Your Child From Digital Eye Strain

by Russ Lazarus November 30, 2020

How does digital eye strain affect children? In recent years, there has been a significant surge in the amount of time children spend in front

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What’s the Deal with Prism Lenses?

by Randy L. Schulman November 24, 2020

Author: Dr. Randy Schulman EyeCare Associates, CT Has your eye doctor prescribed prism glasses or lenses? More recently, people are hearing more and more about

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COVID-19 and Computer Vision Syndrome

by Alexandar Andrich October 15, 2020

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) defines

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E-learning Without Eyestrain: Part 1 

by Nathan Bonilla-Warford October 11, 2020

Author: Dr. Nate Bonilla-Warford Bright Eyes Family Vision Care A visual health guide for students during the COVID-19 pandemic If your child is experiencing screen-related

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Digital Eye Strain

by Russ Lazarus June 18, 2020

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.

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Blue Light and Screens

by Russ Lazarus June 18, 2020

Over exposure to high energy visible (HEV) blue light may be harmful to your health, and has become a rising concern among eye care professionals.

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