Color Vision Deficiency

Color vision deficiency is the inability to distinguish certain shades of color. The term “color blindness” is also used to describe this visual condition, but very few people are completely color blind. Color vision is possible due to photoreceptors in the retina of the eye known as cones. These cones have light-sensitive pigments that enable us […]

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Computer Vision Syndrome

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 might encountering online, but few of them worry about the effects of heavy computer usage itself. When […]

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Why Lutein & Zeaxanthin are vital for healthy vision.

          Good nutrition is important to keep your eyes healthy.  Researchers have linked two very important eye nutrients that play a key role in healthy vision.  Lutein (LOO-teen) and Zeaxanthin (zee-ah-ZAN-thin), both are potent antioxidants and are best known for protecting your eyes and may reduce your risk for macular degeneration and cataracts. […]

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LIGHT SENSITIVITY

Light sensitivity is also called photophobia. It is a common experience with many underlying causes. The broad term covers many kinds of discomfort in bright light, ranging from trouble adjusting to brighter light to pain in the eyes. People who have light-colored eyes may be more prone to light sensitivity than those with dark eyes. If you […]

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THE CAUSES OF COLOR BLINDNESS

Color blindness is an uncommon visual issue that is most often linked to a genetic cause. It affects 1 in 12 men. The most common form of color blindness is red/green blindness, with blue/yellow being the second most common. Achromatopsia, or total color blindness, is extremely rare. Most people who are color blind have this […]

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