Neurolens and Your Vision
Do you often experience headaches, dizziness, neck pain, eye strain, or eye fatigue, particularly after spending a long time on computers, tablets, or smartphones? If so, you may be suffering from misaligned eyes. Our eye doctors offer specialized Neurolens glasses that can address this issue and reduce or eliminate your symptoms.
But before discussing how Neurolens can help, you should understand the problem. What does it mean to have misaligned eyes, and how is it related to computer vision syndrome?
Eye Misalignment and Computer Vision Syndrome
Misaligned eyes occur when each eye sends different visual information to the brain, rather than almost identical images as is typically the case with properly aligned eyes. The brain is unable to automatically combine these two images into a single 3D image, so the eye muscles and brain must work harder to compensate for the misalignment.
This strain becomes more pronounced when performing close work, such as using a computer, smartphone, or tablet, and increases the chances of computer vision syndrome, also known as digital eye strain. Symptoms include eye fatigue, headaches, and double vision.
That’s where Neurolens comes in.
How Neurolens Can Help
After our eye care team determines that Neurolens glasses are the appropriate solution for you, we use patented and specialized Neurolens measurement technology to evaluate how bad your eye misalignment is. This allows us to customize your Neurolens prism lenses for your eyesight, providing clear and comfortable vision.
Based on the measurements we get, your Neurolens prism lenses will have different corrective powers at different points to compensate for your misalignment at both near and far distances. Your brain should then have an easier time combining visual information from both eyes, reducing symptoms of computer vision.
To learn more about how Neurolens can help alleviate your computer vision syndrome symptoms, contact our Midtown eye doctors at James Tracey Eye Care today.
Can computer vision syndrome go away on its own?
Computer vision syndrome doesn’t typically resolve on its own. Symptoms such as blurry vision, eye strain, and headaches, often persist until the underlying cause is addressed. However, by adopting better habits with digital screens and using prescription Neurolens prism glasses, it’s possible to manage these symptoms and eventually see improvement.
What causes a misalignment of the eyes?
Misaligned eyes can occur because of a variety of factors. Some people are born with the condition, while others develop it later in life. Head injuries, including concussions, can disrupt the connection between the eyes and brain and lead to misalignment.