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Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

Computer Glasses for Blurred Vision and Other CVS Symptoms

Many people suffering from blurred vision at the computer are in their 40s or older: the problem is that your eye is getting older (presbyopia). You probably only notice this problem at the computer, because your monitor falls into the intermediate zone of your vision (as opposed to near or far), which you ordinarily doesn’t use much.

Middle-aged and older folks can also have a little trouble with the muscles that control accommodation, the eye's ability to switch focus quickly (such as from a keyboard to a monitor and back). This "lag of accommodation" can lead to blurred vision and eyestrain.

Getting computer glasses can make a world of difference in your comfort level If while you're using the computer: not only can they correct your blurred vision, but they can also relieve symptoms caused by your struggling to focus, such as eyestrain and burning.

Without appropriate eyeglasses, computer users end up with blurred vision, eyestrain and, often, headaches. Worse still, many people try to compensate for their blurred vision by leaning forward, or by tipping their head to look through the bottom portion of their glasses. Both of these actions can result in a sore neck, sore shoulders and a sore back.

In addition to fixing your blurry vision, computer glasses can help with another problem as well: eyestrain from bright office lighting. Getting anti-reflective coating on your lenses can significantly reduce the amount of glare and reflected light that reach your eyes.

If your office has fluorescent lights, you might want to consider two other options as well fluorescent lights emit a great deal of blue light, which makes it "difficult for the human eye to focus due to (blue light's) scattering characteristics."** Ultraviolet coating can cut down on the amount of blue light that reaches your eyes, as can an amber tint.

No-Hassle  Replacements

There are a couple of cases in which you should have no problem receiving a  replacement from our store. If you purchase an item that has a manufacturer's defect — a frame that breaks because of a weak solder joint, we will have no problem offering you a replacement because the manufacturers offer no resistance to providing a new item in good shape. Both the eyeglass frame makers and us put our reputations first and do not want eyewear consumers to think of our products as inferior. (However, there is a definite line between defective frame and ones that have been obviously abused or the victim of an accident. Neither the manufacturer nor the seller has an obligation to provide a consumer with a replacement in those cases.The other clear-cut case in which obtaining a replacement should not pose a problem is if the eyeglass lenses are not made correctly. There can be two reasons behind such an error: either the fabricating laboratory erred, or the doctor's prescription is incorrect in such cases we will replace them to provide you with lenses that exactly meet the specifications of the prescription, just as a pharmacist must give you the exact medication a doctor orders.

Discount  

All personnel and student of Ponce School Of Medicine will have a special discount on eyeglasses.


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