digital devices

Upgrade your patients to new technologyWith much of the digital revolution occurring after 2008 and most contact lens technology developing well before it, there is an inherent design feature mismatch. The majority of the available contact lenses are not designed for how patients are using their eyes.
How digital device usage is affecting youthThe time we are spending on digital devices is on the rise, and it’s unlikely to slow down any time soon. With more and more apps, games, and social media options, we have all become more dependent on smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices.
Fast forward 10 years: How will we treat myopia?
Fast forward 10 years: How will we treat myopia?Liverpool, UK—The British Contact Lens Association meeting features several panel discussion on a theme. Topics included a look into the future for managing myopia and contact lens discomfort. In addition, improve the success of your multifocal contact lens fits with expert suggestions.
Brien Holden on contact lens myopia management
Brien Holden on contact lens myopia managementLiverpool, UK— The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) opened the first day of its 2015 conference with a day-long focus on myopia management. Professor Brien Holden, BAppSc, PhD, DSc, chief executive officer of the Brien Holden Vision Institute, offers several points to remember when managing myopia with contact lenses.
Mobile health goes mainstreamHealth plans and providers are working with tech companies to make sure that the digital experience is as smooth and engaging as online shopping.
The Internet of (Health) ThingsThe digital revolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) has advanced the fields of home automation, automotive, energy and manufacturing, and healthcare is next.
"Eye-gonomics" and computer glasses key in preventing CVSDigital eye strain is becoming an increasingly common problem for Americans, and optician's need to be more proactive in discussing the problem with their patients. So said Michael Vitale, ABOM, LDO, NCLEC, lens division liaison for The Vision Council, who stressed the lack of public awareness of what have been dubbed "computer glasses" at Vision Expo West.
"Eye-gonomics" and computer glasses key in preventing CVSDigital eye strain is becoming an increasingly common problem for Americans, and optician's need to be more proactive in discussing the problem with their patients. So said Michael Vitale, ABOM, LDO, NCLEC, lens division liaison for The Vision Council, who stressed the lack of public awareness of what have been dubbed "computer glasses" at Vision Expo West.
Parents underestimate time kids spend on electronic devicesA recent survey from the American Optometric Association (AOA) found that parents drastically underestimate the time their kids spend on digital devices.
How digital devices are affecting visionIf I were to say to you, “My patient is suffering from DES,” what would be your initial thought? Dry eye syndrome? Possibly. However, now more than ever, we are seeing more and more patients suffering from digital eye strain. Let’s face it: we live in a digital world.