Eye care tips

Daily Infliction

Staring at a computer monitor for hours has become an inevitable part of the modern workday, but little do we take into seriousness the strain it puts on our eyes. Red on to understand how our vision is affected, and means to relieve the symptoms. 

The name for eye problems caused by computer usage is called computer vision syndrome (CVS). CVS describes a group of eye and vision related problems that result from prolonged computer use. Research has shown that CVS is a common problem. Between 50% and 90% of people who work at computer screen have at least some symptom of CVS.
In addition, working adults aren’t the only ones vulnerable to CVS. Kids who spend the whole day playing computer games may also experience eye problem due to computer use, especially if the lighting and computer position are less ideal.  

Contact Lens & You

Making Sure that you are well-informed of what you are getting your eyes into, eye specialist (opthalmologist) Dr Hoh Hon Bing writes on contact lenses and you. 

Contact lenses are used primarily for the correction of refractive errors namely, short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism.  Other uses include cosmetic contact lenses (to change the colour or appearance of the eye) and therapeutic contact lenses (to bandage the eye and reduce pain caused by abrasion or cornea oedema).


Knowing Your Lens

Little do people know that their eyeglass' lens goes a long way more in correcting their sight. This issue, Opthalmologist Dr Hoh shares with us about the various tints and coating that makes a world of difference to your eyewear choice. 

Tinted lenses for glasses have always been thought as a fashion accessory.  What is less known is that lens tinting and coating can enhance the vision performance and improve the quality of visual experience.  After you have chosen your spectacle frames, your next decision will be your choice of tint and coating for your lenses.

Get Checked, Give Sight

The importance of having your child's eyes checked will go a long way in giving them a good life. If your child’s poor vision is detected early (below the age of 10 years old), it can still be improved which will make your child to be less restricted in later years of life. Mr Chen Ren Cheet, the optometrist of Focus Point Tesco Penang has some comprehensive idea on why your child should get checked. 

Eyes Off the UV!

Going outdoors in the day? At minimum, don’t forget to slap on some sunscreen and put on your sunglasses.

What do you know about Primary Eye Care Examination?

What do you know about Primary Eye Care Examination? Primary eye care examination includes a vision and eye health examination. This examination is designed to detect a wide range
of problems affecting vision function such as blurred vision or eye discomfort.

6 Tips to Maintaining Good Eyesight

The great thing about good eyesight is the ability to experience the beauty of your surroundings effortlessly. However, having good eyesight is no excuse to take no precautions towards your eyes. Vision diseases can spring upon us at any time if we are not careful with what we do, or how we live. While you cannot stop vision diseases from happening at all, there are several things you do to prevent their development

D-I-Y Therapeutic Eye Masks

It’s been a long day at work. Your eyes are all dry and tired from sitting in front of the computer the whole day under the cold air-conditioner.

While bunking in is your typical form of relief, you can do even more to make your eyes feel more refreshed the next morning. Using
a therapeutic eye mask can do wonders for your eyes. It helps promote blood circulation to your eyes, carrying the oxygen that is lacking. It can also serve as a method to relax your mind by tuning you out from the distracting surroundings.

The Healing Powers of Crying

The word “cry” is often associated with the display of emotion, particularly of the negative type. In fact, there is not one, but three types of crying: reflex (caused by irritation), continuous (tears produced regularly to keep eyes hydrated and functional), and emotional. Regardless, the act of crying itself carries therapeutic relief to a person’s wellbeing...

Looking Great with Make-up AND Glasses

Whatever path of career you may follow, you can always look great wearing glasses. Now, the tricky part is to look great wearing makeup AND glasses. Some people seem to be able to look flawless with both make-up and glasses on, while others seem as though they have committed a fashion faux pas. There are actually several methods to getting it right. Read on to find out what they are. 

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