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Digital screens are almost unavoidable in our daily lives. From the moment we wake up until we go to sleep at night, we likely have some kind of screen within a few feet at all times. But our eyes aren’t quite ready for this—spending too long using a screen can lead to conditions like digital eye strain, leaving many people wondering what to do.

Enter Neurolens, an innovative approach to avoiding the negative effects of screen usage. These unique glasses have special prisms built into the lenses to slightly alter how light enters the eye. This approach helps make extended screen time significantly more comfortable to help avoid the negative effects. And this is all done with a custom pair of glasses!

What Are Neurolens Glasses?

Neurolens glasses are an innovative approach designed to counteract a problem caused by overworked eyes called “eye misalignment.”

When you spend too long focusing on something nearby, your eyes have to work significantly harder. The tiny muscles that help you coordinate your eyes together can start to tire out. Imagine holding a heavy weight in each hand nonstop without taking a break for hours—your arms would quickly become exhausted and need a break.

Your eyes are no exception to this situation. When they’re overworked, they can start to drift slightly. Instead of focusing exactly on the same point, they begin to struggle. While you might still see a mostly clear image, they may focus a short distance apart. This can cause:

  • Headaches and migraines
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye strain and fatigue
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Double vision

Over time, spending too much time using a screen becomes uncomfortable. Things can become more frustrating if you’re trying to focus on work, play a game, or even just answer an email. This is where Neurolens comes in to help.

How Does Neurolens Work?

Neurolens aims to address the issues caused by eye misalignment and eye strain. But how does it do this, exactly? 

While Neurolens may initially appear like a simple pair of glasses, this isn’t quite the case. A regular pair of glasses has a smooth lens designed to give clear vision at all distances, but Neurolens is a little more advanced than that.

Neurolens glasses aim to reduce visual stress by incorporating specific filters and prisms into the lens design. These filters may tint the lenses slightly, and the prisms can subtly bend light rays entering the eye. The goal is to optimize how light rays enter the eye to reduce strain and discomfort.

Who Should Try Neurolens?

So, who should try Neurolens? They can be ideal for almost anybody who uses screens regularly.

These can be particularly beneficial for office workers—even those who work remotely. But it isn’t just for people who make a living spending time at their desks. From photo editors to avid gamers, there is no restriction—if you find screens uncomfortable, Neurolens may be able to help.

It can help to watch out for:

  • Headaches, particularly those that worsen with prolonged screen use or reading
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Feelings of eye strain and fatigue
  • Difficulty focusing or concentrating

If you notice these symptoms, then Neurolens may be right for you.

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How to Get Neurolens

So, how do you get your hands on a pair of Neurolenses? It starts with a comprehensive eye exam with an optometrist—specifically an eye care professional in the Neurolens network. Because the lenses need specific prisms to alter the light entering the eye, your optometrist must take some specific measurements.

These measurements are taken using a specialized diagnostic device called the Neurolens measurement device. This measures your eye alignment and helps determine the optimal prism prescription for your lenses.

Once you have your prescription, you can get your glasses from a participating eye care provider. Then, all that’s left is to wear them and see the difference for yourself!

Should You Try Neurolens?

If eye strain and misalignment symptoms sound familiar, you may benefit from your own pair of Neurolenses. So come talk to our team at MEye Health! We can examine your eyes and get you your own Neurolens prescription. Don’t deal with the symptoms of eye misalignment alone; instead, schedule an appointment with our team and let us help.

Written by
Dr. Kalpna Varshney

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