Relieving computer eye strain

When you work at a computer for any length of time, it's common to experience eye strain, blurred vision, red eyes and other symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS). This is because the visual demands of computer work are unlike those associated with most other activities. If you're under age 40, eye strain or [...]

2019-07-31T12:59:02+00:00 August 19th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

DIGITAL EYE STRAIN – Why it’s becoming a bigger deal these days – Part 2

The world around is is geting more and more digitised and much of modern technology uses electronic light punched directly at the eye from a multitude of different screens. These include various digital displays in stores, cities, airports, laptops, mobile phones, electonic banners, schools and home TV screens. The result of this digital assault [...]

2019-07-31T12:55:11+00:00 August 12th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Eye Twitching. 8 causes and remedies

What is eye twitching? Eye twitching — which actually is twitching of an eyelid — is common and harmless. Most eye twitching lasts only a few minutes, but sometimes an eyelid twitch can persist for days or longer. If you have an eye twitch that doesn't go away relatively quickly, see an eye doctor. [...]

2019-07-01T16:34:39+00:00 July 29th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

How to avoid swollen eyelids

A swollen eyelid occurs when there is inflammation or excess fluid (edema) in the connective tissues surrounding the eye. Swollen eyes can be painful and non-painful, and affect both the upper and lower eyelids. There are numerous causes of a swollen eye, including eye infections, eye injuries or trauma, and, most commonly, allergies Swelling [...]

2019-07-01T16:28:32+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Eye Diseases that cause Eye Discharges:

Common eye conditions associated with abnormal eye discharge include: Conjunctivitis. Eye discharge is a common symptom of conjunctivitis (pink eye), an inflammation of the conjunctiva — the thin membrane that lines the "white" of the eye (sclera) and the inner surface of the eyelids. In addition to itchy, gritty, irritated and red eyes, conjunctivitis [...]

2019-07-01T16:17:30+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Eye discharge (“sleep” in your eyes)

Eye discharge, or "sleep" in your eyes, is a combination of mucus, oil, skin cells and other debris that accumulates in the corner of your eye while you sleep. It can be wet and sticky or dry and crusty, depending on how much of the liquid in the discharge has evaporated. Other slang terms [...]

2019-07-01T16:09:25+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Drink a Glass or Two of Green Tea Every Day

Natural Ways to Protect Your Vision. Drink a Glass or Two of Green Tea Every Day Extracts in green tea protect against diabetes and heart disease and defend against damage to the retina and lens (where cataracts form). Green Tea Contains Bioactive Compounds That Improve Health. Many of the plant compounds in the tea [...]

2019-06-03T09:48:48+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Keep Your Weight in a Healthy Zone

Natural Ways to Protect Your Vision. Keep Your Weight in a Healthy Zone Being overweight or obese increases inflammation and elevates the risk of high blood pressure, arterial disease, and diabetes — all enemies of the eye. As you grow older, if you continue eating the same types and amounts of food but do [...]

2019-06-03T09:35:21+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Eyecare, General|
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