Navigation Links
Atlanta LASIK Surgeon Interviewed About Computer Vision Syndrome Prevention

Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) April 01, 2013

Dr. Farooq Ashraf, an Atlanta LASIK surgeon and founder of the Atlanta Vision Institute, was interviewed Monday about his thoughts on a recent article about Computer Vision Syndrome. Ashraf agrees with the article, which suggests taking a twenty second break from working on the computer every twenty minutes and focusing on something at least twenty feet away. This gives the eyes a chance to rest, and allows them to focus on far objects, preventing fatigue.

“This is good advice,” said Ashraf in his interview Monday. “I would also suggest that people who work on the computer for extended periods take time to make sure that they are blinking adequately. Blinking ensures that our eyes stay lubricated, and is also the eyes’ way of resting for a brief moment.”

Computer Vision Syndrome is a group of eye problems that are a result of using the computer for long periods of time. The longer someone uses the computer, the higher the level of discomfort they will probably feel. The following symptoms are associated with Computer Vision Syndrome: eyestrain, headaches, dry eyes, neck and shoulder pain, and blurred vision. These symptoms can be a result of poor lighting, being too close to the screen for too long, poor posture, and screen glare. People are more likely to suffer from the listed symptoms if they have an uncorrected vision problem like presbyopia or farsightedness.

Dr. Ashraf is the founder of the Atlanta Vision Institute and a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in corneal and refractive surgery, as well as other treatments for astigmatism, glaucoma, cataracts, and other eye conditions. He obtained his advanced training in ocular surgery from Johns Hopkins University and has performed over 40,000 LASIK procedures. In addition to the Atlanta Vision Institute, Dr. Ashraf has also founded the Atlanta Vision Clinic in Dubai. For more information, visit

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Atlanta LASIK Surgeon Interviewed About Presbyopia on Atlanta Vision Institute's Blog
2. MegaGrowth Invites Atlantans To Attend “The Mane Event”
3. Thomas Eye Group Continues Growth in Metro Atlanta Area With Two Clinic Expansions
4. Dr. Farooq Ashraf Named Number One LASIK Surgeon in Atlanta by America Top 10
5. Westin Hotels and Resorts Partners With Leading Atlanta Security Firm
6. Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Dr. Keith Jeffords Launches New Practice Website
7. Atlanta Opthalmologist Interviewed About LASIK Surgery’s Life-Changing Effects
8. Atlanta Maid Service EMJ Cleaning Releases Discount Assistance Dates for Homeowners Experiencing Foreclosure Stress
9. The MS Center of Atlanta Partners with Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth
10. Atlanta LASIK Surgeon Announces Options for Patients with Astigmatism
11. Atlanta Hearing Associates, Top Audiologist in Atlanta, Announces Two Day Special Event
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2015 , ... ... research “ Gastrointestinal events and association with initiation of treatment for osteoporosis ”. ... the use of pharmacological treatment in patients diagnosed with osteoporosis. Based on a ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... its acquisition by Jordan Industries International, LLC (“JII”). , With support from JII, ... and maintenance services to hospitals, surgery centers, clinics, research labs and medical facilities ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... , ... According to an article published on November 16th by ... U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, claiming that any states which do not ... clause in the law prohibiting the denial of coverage for pre-existing conditions. The article ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville ... is the only hospital in the region providing what is known as the ... pacing patients were revealed recently at a medical conference and published in The ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Dr. Paul Vitenas, one of ... has been named by MedEsthetics magazine as the Best Single Physician Practice in the ... the many elite aesthetic physicians honored by the industry publication. , Dr. Vitenas ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... 01, 2015 ... the "Medium Molecular Weight Polyisobutylene Market ... Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, ... 2023" report to their offering. ... addition of the "Medium Molecular Weight ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... CLEVELAND , Dec. 1, 2015   ... innovation firm, today announced the publication of a ... Entering the Direct-to-Consumer Medical Market". The whitepaper gives ... roadmap for successfully penetrating this lucrative segment. ... purchase healthcare products to manage their own health, ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... 1, 2015 Array BioPharma Inc. ... its Chief Executive Officer, Ron Squarer ... Healthcare Conference in New York.  The public ... through a webcast on the Array BioPharma ... --> , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: