Pediatrics

Tips for Healthier Eyes

1. Take a 20-Second Computer Break. Staring at a computer (or any digital screen) won’t hurt your eyes, but it can make them feel tired and dry. Surprisingly, we blink about half as often when we’re looking at a screen. Follow the 20/20/20 rule: Every 20 minutes, look at least 20 feet away for at …

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Protective Eyewear in Field Hockey

Protective Eyewear in Girls’ Field Hockey Means Fewer InjuriesMONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015By Tara Haelle HealthDay NewsThe rate of eye injuries among girls playing high school field hockey dropped dramatically after a national requirement for protective eyewear was passed, a new study reports.But the mandate doesn’t cover all players. And, the study found that the odds …

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Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say WebMD News from HealthDayBy Tara Haelle HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, May 25, 2015Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children, say researchers who found normal vision among most children with the learning disability.The findings confirm what eye doctors have known for a long time, …

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