Month: March 2019

digital eye strain symptoms

This Is ‘Save Your Vision’ Month & Here’s Why Digital Eye Strain Is The Focus

Each year, organizations like the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Prevent Blindness designate March as National Save Your Vision Month to promote eye health. This year, the AOA advocates for people to take a “day of unplugging” to raise awareness about digital eye strain and the impact of blue light emissions from digital screens on …

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If Your Parent Had Macular Degeneration, Does That Mean You Will Too?

When a physician or doctor asks you if you have a family history of health conditions like cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer, it’s not because they’re being nosy. It’s because genetics plays a role in your chances of developing many health conditions, including eye diseases like macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a progressive and …

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