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Tips to Protect Your Eyes From Digital Screen Eyestrain

Almost everyone constantly stares at their digital screens daily. Using digital screens for a long time leads to eyestrain. Below are some tips to help protect your eyes from straining.

Common Eye Injuries and When to See a Doctor

Getting an eye injury can be painful. The thought of it can make you squirm. The delicate tissues in and around your eye need protection. For that, you need to know which common eye injuries you can encounter.

Choosing Between Glasses and Contact Lenses

When deciding which of the two you should wear, consider your lifestyle and comfort. Contact lenses are better if you live an active lifestyle. But they are more likely to result in eye infections. Eyeglasses are generally affordable and easier to wear. But they can become misplaced or broken.

What to Consider When Buying Designer Eyewear

Too much exposure to the sun can cause eye problems and accelerate the effects of aging. It can result in cataracts, macular degeneration, or diabetic retinopathy. Designer eyewear gives you value for your money, unlike cheap sunglasses that may claim protection but provide none. So, what should you consider to ensure you are getting the best?

When to Visit the Doctor for Pink Eye

Pink eye or conjunctivitis is a common eye infection that can cause discharge, redness, swelling, and itching. Typically, it is not serious. However, some symptoms may require a doctor’s attention. According to the CDC, you should seek a doctor’s evaluation if your pink eye infection causes certain symptoms. 

Why Do You Need a Contact Lens Exam?

Do you know there is a difference between contact lens exams and comprehensive eye exams? Everyone, including children, needs a comprehensive eye exam at least twice a year. During this visit, your doctor performs some tests to evaluate your fluid pressure, prescription strength for people who wear eyeglasses, eye coordination, and visual acuity. 

What Are the Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy?

People who have diabetes may develop diabetic retinopathy, a condition brought about by damaged blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue of the retina. High blood sugar levels damage the blood vessels. For people with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy can cause vision problems, vision loss, or complete blindness.

Understanding Different Types of Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are an awesome choice for anyone who does not want to wear glasses. One of their top advantages is they give you wider visual access. This means they allow an unrestricted central and peripheral view. This also gives you a feeling of normalcy. To understand the different types of contact lenses, here are the basics you need to know.

Understanding Eye Emergencies

Do you feel a burning or stinging sensation in your eyes? Is your vision of people or objects blurry? Worse, do you experience severe itching, headaches, or see flashing lights and floaters? Well, you could be having an eye emergency and need to see an eye doctor immediately.

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Dr. Neidigh explains the uptick in eye issues as a result of the Pandemic on local Virginia news channel.

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