Imagine for a moment that you’ve lost your ability to see, or that your sight has been significantly impaired. It’s a scary thought. However, you can take simple steps – starting today – to help keep your vision healthy, the National Eye Institute says.
Computer vision syndrome, also referred to as digital eyestrain, encompasses a group of vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and smartphone use, according to the American Optometric Association.
A four-year study funded by a $1.4 million grant from NIOSH will examine the connection between heavy physical activities and retinal detachment, which occurs when the retina pulls away from its nourishing layer of blood vessels, resulting in potential vision loss.