Health

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | March 03, 2021

In a world of online school (kids) and zoom meetings (kids) it is important to know that prolonged use of computers, telephones, and computerized gadgets/games can lead to visual complications known as computer vision syndrome (CVS). Since COVID, there has been an increase in the amount of screen time for adults and children which means there is an increase in … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 24, 2021

Did you know that 8 out of 10 people who work are bothered by vision-related fatigue from computers? Symptoms range from fatigue and headaches, to dry eyes and blurred vision. Digital eyestrain and light sensitivity not only affect those in the workplace, but kids also. The average school-aged child spends more than 4 hours a day looking on a digital … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU:”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

Macular degeneration (also called AMD or age-related macular degeneration) is an age-related condition that affects the central vision. The part of the retina, called the macula, starts to break down and lose its ability to create clear visual images. The macula is responsible for that part of our sight we use to read, drive and recognize faces. Although the peripheral … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 03, 2021

Macular degeneration (or AMD) is an age-related condition in which a part of the retina, called the macula, starts to break down and lose its ability to create clear vision. The macula is responsible for central vision – that part of our sight we use to read, drive and recognize faces. Side vision (or peripheral vision) is unaffected by AMD. … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU:”

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

As we enter the end of the year and this holiday season, we should take a moment and reflect back over the last 11 months and find something good that has happened to us in the terms of our health. Perhaps you were able to control your blood pressure or diabetes better, you got a clean bill of health from … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU”