Eye Health

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Healthy Computing: Circle Your Eyes

We all know how the importance of vision. Yet, many of us sit staring at a computer monitor most of the day, then go home and watch television or play computer games. Extended viewing of a monitor can lead to eye discomfort. Dry eyes, redness and...

Healthy Computing: Make It Readable

Optimize your performance and prevent computer-related injuries with Healthy Computing Email Tips. Each week we provide hints to help you stay healthier while working. Are you putting your nose to the screen to read the tiny icons, symbols and text...

Healthy Computing: See

Do you strain to look at the screen? Does it compete with the reflections of the lights? Is the light coming through the windows so bright that you squint to see the screen? Is there dust on the monitor screen? As the text looks fuzzy, we...

Healthy Computing: Clear Vision

After working at the computer, do your eyes feel tired and irritated? Approximately 33 to 37 percent of people experience eye irritation such as, itching, burning, dry eyes or difficulty focusing on the distant objects after computer work. Look to...

Ageing and vision

A woman on warfarin for heart problems has been advised not to take vitamin E and is wondering what else she can take to help with her eyesight. Does anyone know of a good alternative in this situation?

Macular Degeneration

Of all the illnesses of the aging eye - including glaucoma and cataracts - Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the only one that is sharply on the rise. But what medicine has seldom explored is the role of diet in the development of this...

Healthy Computing: Optimal Distance

Do you almost touch the screen with your nose to see the text? Does it feel as if your arms have shrunk as you have gotten older, that you hold your reading material further away, that restaurants are using a smaller font for menus, and that you...

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