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What Is Neurolens? Everything You Need to Know

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Neurolens is a revolutionary technology that aims to provide relief and correct visual discomfort caused by prolonged screen time. It is an innovative solution for people suffering from digital eye strain, also known as computer vision syndrome.

With the increasing use of digital devices in our daily lives, more and more individuals are experiencing symptoms such as headaches, eye fatigue, and neck pain. These symptoms are often a result of the strain on our eyes caused by staring at screens for extended periods.

Neurolens uses advanced lenses with contoured prisms to realign the eyes and reduce the tension on the eye muscles. This can result in improved vision, reduced discomfort, and increased comfort during screen use.

How Does Neurolens Work?

Neurolens uses a proprietary lens design incorporating contoured prisms to correct small eye misalignments. These misalignments, also known as binocular vision dysfunction, can cause symptoms of digital eye strain.

The lenses are customized for each individual based on their prescription and the degree of misalignment detected during a comprehensive eye exam. The prisms in the lenses work by shifting the light entering the eyes to align with the visual cortex, helping to reduce the strain on the eye muscles and improve vision.

Who Can Benefit from Neurolens?

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Neurolens can benefit anyone who experiences symptoms of digital eye strain, including:

  • Office workers who spend hours in front of a computer
  • Students who use digital devices for studying and research
  • Gamers who spend long periods playing video games
  • Individuals who frequently use smartphones and tablets

Even those without a prescription can benefit from Neurolens, as it can alleviate discomfort caused by prolonged screen time. It is also suitable for all ages, from children to seniors.

Additional Benefits of Neurolens

Aside from reducing symptoms of digital eye strain, there are other benefits to using Neurolens:

  • Improved posture and reduced neck pain: The lenses’ ability to reduce eye strain can also improve posture, as individuals often lean forward or tilt their heads when experiencing discomfort while using screens.
  • Improved vision: Neurolens can improve overall vision and visual acuity by correcting misalignments.
  • Reduced fatigue and headaches: Many individuals experience fatigue and headaches after extended screen use, which can be alleviated by wearing Neurolens.
  • Increased productivity: Neurolens can help individuals stay focused and productive for longer periods while using screens by reducing eye strain and discomfort.
  • Improved quality of life: Neurolens can improve an individual’s overall quality of life and well-being by providing relief from symptoms of digital eye strain.

How to Get Neurolens

To get Neurolens, you will need to schedule an appointment with a certified optometrist or ophthalmologist who offers the lenses. During the appointment, your eye doctor will perform a comprehensive eye exam. They will then assess your symptoms to determine if Neurolens is right for you.

If prescribed, your eye doctor will measure your eyes and order your customized Neurolens. Once they arrive, you will need to make another appointment to have the lenses fitted and adjusted for optimal vision.

It’s important to note that Neurolens is often not covered by insurance, so out-of-pocket costs may apply. However, many individuals who have tried Neurolens believe it is worth the investment for the relief it provides.

Neurolens Versus Traditional Computer Glasses

While traditional computer glasses can also help alleviate symptoms of digital eye strain, some key differences exist between them and Neurolens.

  • Prescription customization: Neurolens’ are customized for each individual’s specific eye measurements, whereas traditional computer glasses usually have a baseline measurement.
  • Wider range of vision: Traditional computer glasses are typically designed for reading and computer use, while Neurolens allow for clear vision at all distances.
  • Targeted relief: Neurolens specifically target the root cause of digital eye strain–misalignment of the eyes due to screens–whereas traditional computer glasses may only provide temporary relief.

What to Expect After Getting Neurolens

After getting your customized Neurolens, you may experience some temporary side effects as your eyes adjust to the new prescription. These could include headaches, dizziness, or blurred vision. However, these symptoms should subside within a few days as your eyes adapt.

Once you fully adjust to your Neurolens, you may experience improved visual comfort, reduced eye strain, and improved posture as your body no longer compensates for misaligned vision.

Discover Enhanced Visual Comfort at River City Vision Center

Neurolens offers a unique solution to the growing issue of digital eye strain. With its customized prescription, prism technology, and targeted relief, it has the potential to greatly improve visual comfort for those who spend long hours in front of screens. So, if you’re experiencing symptoms of digital eye strain, it may be worth considering a consultation with a Neurolens provider. 

At River City Vision Center, we offer Neurolens consultations and fittings to help alleviate your digital eye strain. Let us help you find relief and improve your overall visual comfort. Schedule an appointment today and experience the difference Neurolens can make in your daily life. 

Written by Dr. Chandra M. Williams

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