March: Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Each year, nearly 25,000 Americans visit the emergency room due to a workplace eye injury. Although it is common for work-related eye injuries to be more isolated to outdoor jobs such as construction, working in an office setting may cause extreme eye strain.
One of the most common eye problems associated with office work is Computer Vision Syndrome. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a condition resulting from to much time focusing on the computer. While consistently being on your computer may not permanently damage your vision, it can make your eyes feel irritated and fatigued. To help prevent CVS, consider getting an eye exam to determine if prescription glasses are needed. Prescription glasses and Blue Light Blocking Anti-reflective coatings are two ways to reduce the effects of CVS.
Here are some other ways to prevent CVS and keep your eyes feeling comfortable:
March is a great time to get an eye exam! Don't wait until the end of the year – schedule your appointment online today!
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