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Weighing In

Weighing in on Eye Health

Expanding waistlines are linked to poor health. Being overweight is also linked to eye problems, which could lead to vision loss. Because being very overweight leads to poor health, there is a greater need to understand what happens to the eyes. Two Israeli doctors reviewed many studies of patients worldwide. They found a strong link […]

Blue Light Blues

Blue light is everywhere. It’s emitted from the sun, fluorescent lights, and the screens of tablets, phones, TVs and computers. The problem lies with an increasing use of technology without protection. The light from our devices is “short-wavelength-enriched,” meaning it has a higher concentration of blue light than natural light—and blue light affects levels of […]

Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) Many of us spend hours everyday looking at a computer screen.  The light from a computer screen is made up of flickering light.  It’s very fast, but it still flickers.  The older CRTs are more problematic than the newer LCD displays.  This flickering can cause dry, burning eyes, headaches, neck and […]