During the past year, all of North America increased their amount of time online and therefore, in front of a screen. Here in the Ottawa region many of us, including our kids, doubled, even tripled time spent in front of a computer or TV. This article will explore how screens affect your vision as well as offer solutions for the
It’s true; many people don’t start worrying about their eye health, until there’s a problem. Unfortunately, it can be very easy to take our vision for granted. The fact that you’re taking the time to learn about good habits to protect your vision, is a good sign though. Even with some of the most common eye conditions, such as Macular
You’ve probably experienced “eye floaters” before; those dark squiggly lines in your field of vision. Everybody gets them, usually while looking out the window on a sunny day, or while working on a computer. This article will explore everything there is to know about eye floaters, including why you’re seeing them, and if you need to worry. WHAT IS AN
Eye twitching may be common, but it didn’t make the list for the Top 5 Most Common Eye Conditions, mostly because it’s not very serious. “Blepharospasm”. It’s as difficult to say as it is to stop. Blepharospasm is the technical term for an eye twitch. Usually when we have an eye twitch or eyelid spasm, it’s not something we
In the past year, our screen usage increased exponentially. Prior to COVID-19, many people worked in front of a computer all day, but had relief during meetings when we’d sit and talk face to face. The kids used to learn from a teacher in the classroom, but now have to follow along online. Even our social lives are digital.
Taking our eyes for granted is so easy, perhaps you can relate; when I was a kid, my Mom would constantly say to me “eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes” or “don’t sit so close to the tv”, and “don’t read in the dark, it’s hard on your eyes”. If I had known then what I know now…