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Ever wondered why your eyes feel dry, itchy, or irritated, especially during particular times of the year? There's a high chance that it's not just a random occurrence but a symptom of a condition known as dry eye, which could be connected to seasonal allergies.
Many things cause eye strain. However, with an increasing number of people spending hours per day on digital devices, it’s become even more prevalent. Not only does this affects adults but also children. Between smartphones, computers, and TV, individuals are spending more time in front of screens than ever before.
Glaucoma occurs when fluid buildup in the eye damages the optic nerve. The pressure created by this fluid buildup, known as intraocular pressure, can permanently affect vision if left untreated.
As you go through life, taking care of your health and the well-being of your senses becomes more critical. Your vision is one of them; as you age, it can be challenging to know if you are doing enough to protect your vision. The American Academy of Family Physicians estimates that by age 65, about one-third of older adults have some form of vision loss or eye disease.