Canadians spend a lot of time staring at screens these days—and more and more are complaining about eye strain, headaches, and neck pain. As a result, digital eye strain has become a widespread vision care problem. But a group of Kelowna optometrists may have the answer. Using what has been described as “revolutionary” technology, the team at NuVue Optometry is one of only two vision care specialists in B.C. to employ the Neurolens system, designed to create prescription lenses that help realign the eyes and correct issues related to a number of problems that can cause issues such as, eye strain, headaches, neck pain and a host of other issues. “This really is a revolutionary technology,” says NuVue’s Dr. Brad Almond. “(Optometrists) have not changed the technology on how to check eye alignment in 100 years—until now.” According to Almond, while traditional eye alignment checks use observation and prism measurement, the Neurolens system, using advanced computer technology, checks thousands of micro-angles. And that allows for the creation of custom-made lenses with a contoured prism that helps align the eyes in a much more precise way. The technology was developed in the U.S. five years ago with the assistance of neurology experts. […] read more