Children’s Eye Health

The Vision Council has released data about the number of American adults that suffer from digital eye strain, but what about the children age 18 and younger that are eagerly captivated by today’s growing number of electronic devices? According to a Nielsen Study, 70% of children under the age of 12 regularly use tablets and iPads. A study by the Journal of Pediatrics highlights concerning statistics. 20% of children 1-year-old or younger use a tablet 28% of 2-year-old children can [...continue reading]

Facts and Myths about Blue Light Debunked

Digital Eye Strain is a medical condition that is popping up in news stories everywhere. You’ve probably read about how electronic devices emit harmful blue light, which affects eye health, vision and sleep cycles. But, there’s so much information available, how do you sort fact from fiction? BluTech Lenses will help shed some light on the subject. MYTH: Blue Light Is Not Natural While blue light didn’t make breaking news until electronic devices, such as computers, laptops, tablets and Smartphones [...continue reading]

The Facts about Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a relatively common eye condition. It is the leading cause of loss of vision in adults age 50 and older. AMD makes it difficult for people to see objects that are straight ahead. Some people experience gradual vision loss over a long time, while others have a progressive form of the disease, which can cause loss of vision in one eye or both. As the disease progresses, objects appear dimmer and dark spots may develop [...continue reading]

Digital Eye Strain – A Real Medical Condition

Whether it is Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) or digital eye strain, The Vision Council agrees that these conditions are increasing. As the number of digital devices increase, doctors are seeing more patients suffering from eye strain and discomfort after using these devices for more than two hours at a time. As many as 83% of Americans also use digital devices for more than two hours daily, with nearly 53% using two simultaneously. This is causing more than 60% of people [...continue reading]


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