March is Save Your Vision Month
The eyes are wonderful sensory organs. They help people learn about the
world in which they live. Eyes see all sorts of things - big or small,
near or far, smooth or textured, colors and dimensions. The eyes have
many parts - all of which must function in order to see properly.
People who sit in front of a computer for long periods
of time often encounter a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Headaches,
neck strain, backaches and wrist pain are common, but, sadly, the most
prevalent symptoms of prolonged computer use-eye strain, blurred vision
and dry eye-are often overlooked. In fact, eye and vision problems are
the most frequently reported health care problems among computer users.
For more information visit the American Optometric Association web site.