If you love the convenience of online shopping, banking, and socializing, there's a good chance you're spending a lot of hours staring at a flickering computer screen. Because so many people do, there's an official name for the eyestrain that can result: computer vision syndrome (CVS). Do any of these sound familiar: dry, burning eyes; aching back, neck, shoulders, or head; blurry vision?
Here's how to take eye protection into your own hands to fend off CVS:
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The leading cause of blindness is an eye disease such as cataracts, glaucoma or macular degeneration. Each can be slowed or treated through regular eye exams. On a daily basis, doctors recommend wearing sunglasses to guard against... damage from the suns ultraviolet rays and using protective goggles during sports and certain household projects to protect against injury. More