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Research found that the average office worker spends 1,700 hours per year in front of a computer screen. And that doesn’t include our addiction to phones and other digital devices. All this screen time has led to an increase in complaints of eye strain, dry eye, headaches and insomnia. During Workplace Eye Wellness Month…

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For most of us, as we grow, our visual health tends to decline. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an example of visual decline that causes permanent, severe vision loss for individuals over the age of 60. It happens as a result of a wear down of the macula which…

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Even though Marlene Klein was having trouble recognizing familiar faces and began to mistake her fingers for carrots as she chopped vegetables, she had no idea she was slowly losing her vision to a leading cause of blindness, age-related macular degeneration (AMD). That’s because her brain was compensating for…

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