Why Do Your Digital Screens Cause Eye Discomfort?

Why Do Your Digital Screens Cause Eye Discomfort?

Also called computer vision syndrome, digital eye strain results from prolonged use of computers and other smart devices. After a long day of working on the computer, do your eyes feel exhausted and your neck and shoulders feel sore? These are common symptoms of...
Essential Things to Know About Colored Contact Lenses

Essential Things to Know About Colored Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a safe and effective alternative to eyeglasses. Whether you are interested in clear or colored contacts, you’ll need to obtain a prescription from an eye specialist. Colored contact lenses can be used either for aesthetic purposes or correcting your...
4 Things You Need to Know About Glaucoma

4 Things You Need to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is also known as the “silent thief of sight” because it is asymptomatic in the early stages, resulting in many people being unaware they have it. It currently affects more than three million people in the United States, with the National Eye Institute...
Letting Your Eyes “Breathe”: Is It Necessary?

Letting Your Eyes “Breathe”: Is It Necessary?

You may have heard that your eyes need to “breathe” to preserve your eye health and vision. But is this actually true or just one of the many myths surrounding the visual organs? Your optometrist from Spectrum Eye Care answers the question below. The Importance of...