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Squinting at computer, tablet, or mobile screens for hours at a time is a normal part of our lives in the 21st century. Unfortunately, eye problems associated with this activity are also on the rise. Even if you have never had eye problems before, you may have noticed computer vision syndrome symptoms after two or more hours of screen time. Signs include:
Even if your symptoms are mild, they can worsen and cause other vision problems if not addressed. Our optometrist, Dr. DuBois, can help.
The severity and length of computer vision syndrome symptoms depends on how long you stare at the computer, your posture, lighting, glare, the angle of the monitor, and whether or not you have other diagnosed or undiagnosed vision problems. If you already suffer from astigmatism, farsightedness, presbyopia, aging eyes, and/or diabetic eye problems, your computer vision symptoms may worsen. This can even be the case if you already have prescription contacts or glasses. Many regular eyeglasses and contact lenses are not designed to deflect the problems caused by computer screens.
Dr. DuBois will take your symptoms, pre-existing conditions, and potential undiagnosed conditions into account as he performs the following eye tests:
From these measurements, Dr. DuBois can design a treatment plan to help relieve your symptoms. For people with otherwise normal eyes and vision, a set of specially-designed glasses used during the time you are working on the computer can be very helpful. For patients already wearing contacts or glasses, new, more computer-friendly prescriptions are available. In addition to these treatment options, there are many things we can suggest to cut down on computer eye strain problems:
With a combination of the proper optometry care and self-care, you can minimize computer eye syndrome and other modern-day vision problems. Contact us for an appointment today.
Sacopee Valley Eye Care
WE WILL BE CLOSED EARLY 12/12/2017 (3:45PM) DUE TO WEATHER
Come in this December and save 25% on a complete pair of glasses! *
If you have a tax-deferred flexible spending account from work and have not used all the reserved funds DON’T LOSE THAT MONEY! You can use those funds to get sunglasses, back-up eyeglasses, and contact lenses. Contact the office so that we can determine the best way to use your remaining funds.
Give the gift of clear vision this holiday season!
Gift certificates are available that can be used towards eye exams, eyeglasses, contact lenses, and contact lens fittings.
Stop by the office to purchase a gift certificate today!
We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season!
*A complete pair includes frame and lenses
**Offers expire December 31st, 2017
Receive 20% off additional eyeglasses purchases after your initial purchase!.
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