4 Ways to Avoid Scratching Your Glasses

If you wear glasses daily, you might be used to the task of cleaning your glasses from fog, water, and anything else that seems to find its way onto your lenses. While most messes can be cleaned with a simple wipe, scratches on lenses are less of a quick fix and, aside from being an annoying obstruction to your view, can be costly to remove.  This is why it's important to protect your glasses from being scratched in the first [...continue reading]

Why Blue-Light Glasses Are a Work From Home Essential

If you're one of the thousands of people now working from home, you'll know the transition from office to home-office isn't as easy as it sounds.  Working from home can be challenging but with the right essentials and a few tweaks to your surroundings, you might find yourself even more productive than before.  One essential to efficient remote working spaces is a designated workspace. Having an area in your home that is designated only for work will help you feel [...continue reading]

4 Ways to Prevent Burnout

For many people, over-exposure to technology and the blue-light it emits is completely unavoidable when it comes to working. After a day of working behind bright screens, strained eyes and headaches are common.  Although technology is essential to completing tasks and connecting with coworkers, it can also lead to digital eye strain and fatigue.  Fatigue and stress at work can often lead to a state of physical and mental exhaustion, better known as burnout.  Symptoms of Burnout:  Exhaustion Lack of [...continue reading]

How Blue Light Can Be Damaging to Your Skin

Watching TV, working on a laptop, and browsing social media on a smartphone are all activities that are part of most people's daily routines. It's no secret that constant exposure to bright screens and LED lights can be straining on the eyes and taxing on one's ability to get sleep. However, recent studies show that blue light can also contribute to premature skin aging.  How does blue light affect the skin? A recent report by the World Health Organization found [...continue reading]

How to Wear a Mask Without Your Glasses Fogging

Wearing face masks has become a norm as people around the world are taking safety measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.  For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit the online resources provided by the CDC, WHO, and your local public health department. For those who wear glasses, it may seem next to impossible to properly wear a mask without your lenses fogging up. Believe it or not, there are a few ways to prevent foggy glasses you [...continue reading]

Alternative Migraine Treatments

If you have experienced migraine or deal with it on a frequent basis, there is great value in determining options that can help.  With a range of experiences, migraine sufferers have a great deal of potential treatment options. Medication It is common to utilize over the counter or prescription medication when experiencing a migraine. The exact medication that is ideal for you will need to take into account several factors: frequency of migraine episodes, intensity of symptoms, disruption of normal [...continue reading]

Shades for Migraine – June 21

Over 1 billion people worldwide experience migraine disease.  Each year, on June 21st, a global awareness campaign encourages everyone to show support for those living with migraine.  Taking part is simple! Step 1. Put on your shades on June 21st, Migraine Solidarity Day to show you care for people living with migraine disease.  Step 2. Take a photo of you in your sunglasses and don’t forget to get your friends, family and coworkers in on the fun. Step 3. Post [...continue reading]

Sleep and Migraine

When you experience chronic migraine, episodic migraine, or migraine occasionally, sleep disruption is often part of the conversation. Experiencing a migraine can impact your ability to fall asleep, to stay asleep, and to acquire good, restful sleep.  Yet, the reverse is true as well.  Having poor sleep can directly impact the chances of experiencing a migraine.  Many migraine sufferers explain that a migraine occurs not necessarily the day after a poor night's sleep. Many report a migraine the following day.  [...continue reading]

What kind of headache is this?

Headache is a common experience. Some can be incredibly painful and others just semi-noticeable.  When in doubt, be sure to track your headache, the food you ate prior to experiencing a headache, how long it lasts, what symptoms are present, and what you have done to try and treat it yourself.  If it is extremely painful, be sure to reach out to a healthcare professional for assistance.  Here are some common types of headache. Migraine. A migraine is often a [...continue reading]

Choosing Blue Light Blocking Lenses

Blue light is everywhere, it comes from the sun, which is why it looks blue. Blue light is also emitted from screens and digital devices.  Some exposure to blue light is healthy and important. Whereas too much exposure can impact your ability to fall asleep and sleep throughout the night.  There are many different types of blue light blocking lenses available. So what should you be looking for? Tint of the lenses Some lenses are completely clear and others are [...continue reading]

Digital Eye Strain is No Joke

Are you finding yourself on a screen more often? Have your in-person meetings all been changed to online sessions?  You are not alone. People all over are spending greater amounts of time using screens and digital devices. All this extra time spent interacting with screens is enhancing the experience of digital eye strain.  What is Digital Eye Strain? Digital eye strain is a group of vision-related problems that result from heavy use of screens and electronic devices. With prolonged use [...continue reading]

Tips for Comfort While Working from Home

Whether you are new to working from home or you have been doing it for years, your work setup is really important.  To amplify productivity, without hurting yourself, there are a few absolute essentials to know. Ergonomics This is the science of designing and arranging an environment so that people can interact most efficiently and safely.  The position of the body related to the workstation has been shown to greatly impact productivity. If you are uncomfortable in the chair you [...continue reading]

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