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Computer Vision Syndrome: Children and Teens
Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is defined as the complex of eye, vision and body problems associated with excessive computer use. Most parents are rightly concerned about the types of people or subject matter that their children and teenagers mi.... Read More

Dry Eye Symptoms: Causes and Treatments
As discussed in the Introduction article, there are three main areas that contribute to dry eye symptoms: Inadequate tear production Tears that evaporate too quickly from the ocular surfaces Imbalance between the three main components of normal .... Read More

Dry Eye Symptoms: Introduction
There are multiple causes behind the symptoms, so finding the specific cause and the best treatment is not as straightforward as it may seem. Also, the term “dry eyes” may actually be one symptom of other conditions, such as.... Read More

Dry Eye Symptoms: Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the term used for a family of eyelid margin disorders that cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, itching or burning, dryness, crusty lid margins, grittiness, and even the eventual loss of eyelashes. MGD is.... Read More

What's Your Vision "Eye-Q?"
According to a survey done by the American Optometric Association, the first American Eye-Q ™ parents lack important knowledge about eye health and vision care for their children and themselves. Want to see how you do against the original part.... Read More


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Really cool eye facts we bet you did not know! Our eye facts will be updated quarterly. Did You Know That Eyes:

  • Are the most complex organs you possess except for your brain
  • Are composed of more than two million working parts
  • Can process 36000 bits of information every hour
  • Under the right conditions can discern the light of a candle at a distance of 14 miles
  • Contribute towards 85% of your total knowledge
  • Utilize 65% of all the pathways to the brain
  • Can instantaneously set in motion hundreds of muscles and organs in your body
  • In a normal life-span will bring you almost 24 million images of the world around you
  • The external muscles that move the eyes are the strongest muscles in the human body for the job that they have to do. They are 100 times more powerful than they need to be
  • The eye is the only part of the human body that can function at 100% ability at any moment day or night without rest. Your eyelids need rest the external muscles of your eyes need rest the lubrication of your eyes requires replenishment but your eyes themselves "never" need rest. But please rest them!
  • Eyes are your most precious sense... care for them properly!