Innovative eyewear to correct eye misalignment and alleviate computer vision symptoms
Is your computer tiring you out? After a long time using your computer – or any digital device, for that matter – you may feel that your eyes, neck, and head are paying the price. Many people experience headaches, eye strain, and general fatigue after an extended period of staring at a screen. However, what you may not realize is that in addition to poor posture and bad positioning of your screen, an underlying visual misalignment may be the root of these problems.
Binocular vision dysfunction is how our eye doctors at Lakeline Vision Source refer to this condition. But no matter what you call this set of visual problems, the cause is a misalignment of the eye. When your eyes can’t team properly (especially for the near vision demanded by all digital devices), your visual system becomes seriously stressed trying to focus and make sense of what you’re seeing. As a result, the trigeminal nerve – the largest, most complex nerve connected to your brain – is strained, leading to headaches, eye fatigue, neck pain, and other irritating symptoms.
Introducing Neurolens – Treatment for visual misalignment
Neurolens is a type of corrective eyewear custom-designed to address eye misalignment. Essentially, these one-of-a-kind lenses bring your eyes into proper alignment. By using contoured prisms, Neurolens prescription lenses compensate for the way your eyes are misaligned at all distances, alleviating the strain and painful symptoms. The Neurolens lenses are inserted into the frames of your choice and worn just like you wear normal glasses. They can be crafted with your regular vision prescription along with the necessary correction for misalignment.
What if you have 20/20 vision and don’t need prescription lenses? Not a problem. Neurolens lenses can be made plano (nonprescription) too. No matter how you wear them, you’ll notice the therapeutic benefits.
How is Neurolens different from regular prisms?
For years, eye doctors have been adding small amounts of prism to patients’ prescription glasses lenses to enhance visual comfort. However, conventional prism lenses only address eye alignment at a single distance. In contrast, innovative contoured Neurolens prisms can address misalignment at all distances. They achieve this by gradually increasing the prism from distance to near.
Is it hard to adjust to Neurolens?
When you first put on glasses with Neurolens, you may experience some mild disorientation. Yet your eyes and brain will begin to adjust immediately, and your symptoms will dissipate. The adjustment period can span from three days to three weeks and has been compared to the process of adjusting to progressive lenses. No known lasting side-effects have been reported.
How do I know if I need Neurolens?
If taking frequent breaks from your computer work, fixing any lighting/glare problems, and adjusting the height and angle arrangement of your screen has not helped to eliminate your painful computer vision symptoms, contact us.
Visit Lakeline Vision Source for an eye exam to find out if Neurolens can help you. We will use state-of-the-art eye-tracking technology to objectively measure your precise degree of misalignment at both near and far distances. The measurement exam takes 3 minutes total and calculates your ocular misalignment to the one-hundredth of a prism diopter.
If an ocular misalignment is contributing to your painful symptoms, we may recommend Neurolens as an effective way to get relief! Then you can join 90% of Neurolens wearers who report that this solution gives them comfortable vision for using computers and all other digital tech.
Does insurance cover Neurolens?
Neurolens isn’t currently covered by insurance, but you can apply your FSA funds or a health savings account to pay for it. Our staff at Lakeline Vision Source can help with financing options, just ask for assistance during your visit to our office.