Eye surgeon says face masks causing dry eye issues
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Health officials are noticing that working from home and living in this “new normal” has physically impacted many people. KHON2 spoke with experts who share some helpful tips. The owner of Eyesight Hawaii tells KHON2 he has seen an increase in patients with eye discomfort, which he says has a lot to do with dry eyes. Sometimes people forget to blink while staring at the screen. It is an issue that has plagued individuals, even pre-pandemic.
“Their eyes are just feeling tired, gritty, and, you know, intermittent blurred vision with all this computer time, with all this screen time,” said Eyesight Hawaii Owner Dr. John Olkowski. Read more
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