Excessive Smartphone Usage Equals Dry Eye in Children

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Researchers have reported that children who viewed smartphone screens more than their peers were more likely to develop Dry Eye Disease (DED), a disorder more commonly observed in older people. DED causes discomfort such as burning and stinging, makes contact lens wear difficult or intolerable, and can lead to other ocular problems. The researchers enrolled […]

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The Dangers of Blue Light

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Did you know there is dangerous light emission all around us – and we don’t mean UV light from the sun. New research is revealing the dangers of blue light, a high-energy wavelength of light emitted by smartphones, tablets, laptops, LCD flat panel monitors and energy efficient light sources. The majority of us spend more than […]

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Understanding Macular Degeneration

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Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in people aged 55 years or older. Older people develop macular degeneration as part of the body’s natural aging process. There are different kinds of macular problems, but the most common is age-related macular degeneration. With AMD, you lose your central vision, […]

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