The average American spends over 10 hours a day using a device with a screen, with at least one hour spent on playing video games. In this blog, your local optometrist Eyes on Norbeck discusses how playing video games can affect your vision.
How Our Eyes Focus Up Close When we are focusing at something near, it is called accommodation. Here’s what happens to our eyes when we are focusing on something at near like our cell phones and computers. This process is called Accommodative Response. Eyes Converges. When viewing something up close, our eyes are pulled in (convergence). […]
Improper disposal of contact lenses is contributing to one of the biggest problems the ocean is facing today: plastic pollution. In this blog, your local optometrist Eyes on Norbeck discusses why it is important to dispose of contact lenses properly.
Enjoying summer can be hard when you’re wearing contact lenses. Wearing them on the beach is a bad idea since wind-blown sand and the scorching sun can irritate your eyes. You can’t swim while wearing them either; microorganisms in the water can cause serious eye infections.
Parents always have the best intentions for their kids, but they can get it wrong at times, especially when it comes to eye health. They may unwittingly have told their kids some vision myths at one point or another.
Smoking can cause serious health problems such as lung disease and cancer. In a recent study, researchers have found that heavy smoking may harm your eyes, as well.
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Dry eye and seasonal eye allergies are two eye conditions that affect a lot of people. But even though these are common, it can still be difficult to distinguish between the two.
Glaucoma is a cluster of diseases that damage the optic nerve, often leading to vision loss. Elevated eye pressure is the main risk factors. Low blood pressure and vascular factors can also contribute to the development of the condition.
Your eyes can get weary from being exposed to computer monitors or digital screens for many hours. According to surveys, adults spend an average of nine hours daily looking at screens.