If you have any of the following symptoms, you should seek medical attention immediately, preferably from an ophthalmologist (eye MD). If one is unavailable, see an optometrist or primary care physician, or go to the emergency room. Be sure to let them know you need urgent attention.
Soaring nearsightedness -- driven by staring at computer screens -- "is a true global health crisis."
Office workers who spend long hours looking at computer screens have changes in their tear fluid similar to people with the disease known as dry eye, according to a study from Japan.
“The exposed ocular surface area can be decreased by placing the terminal at a lower height, with the screen tilted upward
Any health savvy person knows by now that one of the best ways to protect your body from harmful UV rays is to slather on
"A few things happen when you stare at a computer," Bishop said. "When people do concentrated near work they tend to not
The recent study, known as Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2), tested to see if the original study's formulation could
"[We found] that older adults use a different reading strategy from younger adults," lead researcher Dr. Kevin Patterson
Unfortunately, there are nearly 2 million Americans, like your wife, living with macular degeneration today, making everyday tasks like cooking dinner, reading the newspaper or watching television extremely challenging. Here are some resources that can help.
As a child, your mother always said: "Don't sit so close to the TV, or you'll go blind!" But now almost everyone who works at a desk spends their entire day staring at a screen from distances that are most definitely not "mom-approved."