Computer Eye Strain 1. The possible danger of ‘Blue light’ While more research is needed to determine if prolonged digital device use causes permanent damage to the eyes, many eye doctors are concerned about the effects of blue (HEV) light emitted from digital devices. Animal studies have shown that exposure to high levels of
Computer Eye Strain With so many of us using computers at work, computer eye strain has become a major job-related complaint. Studies show that eye strain and other bothersome visual symptoms occur in 50 to 90 percent of computer workers. These problems can range from physical fatigue, decreased productivity and increased numbers of work
Laser pointers shine a focused beam of high intensity light, usually red, and are commonly used in corporate and classroom presentations to highlight specific points or images on media screens. Very Important! Looking directly at the light beam of a laser pointer can cause temporary vision loss and even permanent damage to the retina.
If you’re entertaining and have an outdoor ‘braai’ area with an open fire, you may have experienced times where the fat of the meat (or chicken) touches the fire and it ignites. You probably threw some water (or beer) on the fire and it reacted by flaring up before cooling down. This reaction can
Experts say more than 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented by simply taking a few precautions and wearing safety glasses. If you use a lawn mower, leaf-blower, drill or similar power tools, you need protective eyewear. These glasses should have a snug, wrap-style frame to decrease the likelihood of small, airborne particles
Air Bags Deploy Fast! Since 1989, when air bags were first required in cars sold these safety devices have saved thousands of lives. But there has been plenty of controversy about the risk/reward of air bags; many people have sustained significant injuries from them, and deaths have even been attributed to air bag deployment.
Anti-reflective coating (also called "AR coating" or "anti-glare coating") improves vision, reduces eye strain and makes your eyeglasses look more attractive. These benefits are due to the ability of AR coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses. With reflections gone, more light passes through your lenses
Computer Glasses: 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
Progressive Lenses: The Preferred Choice For Presbyopia Correction Why progressive lenses? You may be maturing, but "mature" doesn't have to mean "old." If you are in your 40s (or older) and are having trouble reading fine print with your glasses, progressive lenses offer a younger-looking appearance and other advantages over the lined bifocal lenses
Reasons To Avoid Cheap Eyewear Cheap eyeglasses and sunglasses can rob you of the opportunity to see, look your best and fully protect your eyes for a lifetime of good vision. Though you may see acceptably well with cheap eyewear, are you really seeing your best and doing everything you can to protect your