Dr. Kris’ Blog
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Classrooms around the country are becoming increasingly high-tech, and teachers are incorporating 3D imaging, digital devices and the latest computer applications into their daily curriculum. While these devices can greatly enhance learning, they also increase the importance of proper eye and vision care. According to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2011 American Eye-Q ® survey, parents have some concern about the effects of the evolving technology. Fifty-three percent of respondents with children 18 or younger believe 3D viewing is harmful to a child’s vision or eyes and 29 percent of parents feel very concerned that their child may damage their [...]
One of the many questions I ask during my exam is how often do you use the computer on a day to day basis. Many replies are greater than 4 hours of use due to work or school. Spending many hours looking at a computer screen can cause a type of eyestrain called Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Symptoms include sore, dry, burning or itchy eyes, headaches, back and neck soreness, blurred vision and increased sensitivity to light. A person experiencing CVS may also have trouble shifting their focus between the computer screen and other objects in the room far away [...]