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What Is Neurolens & How Does It Work?

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If you’ve ever spent a long time using a digital screen, you might have noticed something starting to feel off—like your eyes are struggling to work properly. Maybe they’re strained, tired, or burning, or maybe you’re having trouble focusing on what you’re doing. 

These may be symptoms caused by digital eye strain. In today’s technology-focused world, more and more people are experiencing this uncomfortable eye condition. 

Fortunately, there’s a solution: Neurolens.

Neurolens are specialty glasses designed to correct eye misalignment

What Is Neurolens?

Neurolens is a groundbreaking technology that assesses how your eyes work together when focusing on objects up close. It uses advanced eye-tracking technology to identify issues with eye alignment and movement patterns contributing to eye strain, headaches, and neck pain. Neurolens creates custom lenses that correct these issues, providing immediate relief and improved visual comfort. 

Many people may have a slight eye misalignment they’re not aware of until they start experiencing uncomfortable symptoms. Eye misalignment can vary in severity and may not always be noticeable. However, when the eyes aren’t properly aligned, you can experience: 

  • Blurred vision
  • eye fatigue
  • eye pain
  • motion sickness
  • Headaches
  • dizziness

These symptoms can worsen when performing close work or using digital screens. With so many people working from home or settling into hybrid roles, digital eye strain and eye misalignment are more common than ever.

The Impact of Eye Misalignment

Even the slightest eye misalignment can have a frustrating impact on your daily life. It can lead to eye discomfort and irritation and make focusing difficult. Whether you work at a computer all day or enjoy reading in your spare time, eye strain and misalignment can get in the way.

These conditions may negatively affect your work or hobbies or even impact your mental health. It can be challenging to get motivated to sit at your desk when you know you will be dealing with eye strain for the rest of the day!

It’s crucial to see your optometrist if you’re experiencing symptoms related to eye strain or eye misalignment. A comprehensive eye exam can reveal eye conditions and give you the chance to receive help. 

How Neurolens Works

Neurolens uses a special prism to correct eye misalignments by slightly altering the way light enters your eyes.

Neurolenses contain prescription contoured prism lenses to help align the eyes and improve visual comfort. By bending light in a way that compensates for weaknesses in the eye muscles, neurolens glasses provide a more balanced and comfortable visual experience. 

Is Neurolens Right for You?

Before deciding whether or not you should try Neurolens, you first need to determine if your vision problems are caused by eye misalignment. Your first step should be to visit your optometrist for an eye exam.

It’s good to give your optometrist accurate information, so keep an eye out for the following symptoms:

  • Headaches
  • Eye strain
  • Dry eyes
  • Double vision
  • Blurry vision
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Difficulty concentrating

If you experience any of these issues, Neurolens could be the solution you’ve been searching for. It’s designed for people like you who need relief from these irritating feelings.

How Neurolens Can Help

Since your eyes aren’t perfectly aligned, your eye muscles have to compensate, working harder to maintain a single, clear image, leading to tiredness, irritation, and discomfort. 

Neurolens helps improve visual discomfort caused by eye misalignment. But it does more than just improve your vision. It can help improve your overall well-being. Neurolens helps prevent headaches, eye strain, dry eyes, and dizziness, meaning this approach isn’t just about giving you clear vision—it’s a well-rounded way to improve your overall well-being.

A patient looking through a phoropter while having her eyes examined by an eye doctor to determine is neurolens is right for them.

Is Neurolens Your Next Step?

Deciding whether Neurolens is right for you is a personal decision, and it’s one that should be made while working closely with your optometrist. But if you’ve been dealing with any of the symptoms of digital eye strain and eye misalignment, it might just be the right choice for you.

Here at The Eye Avenue, we’re dedicated to more than just your vision—we understand how avoiding eye strain can positively affect your life. That’s why we offer Neurolens as a potential solution. Our team of professionals is here to help, so book an appointment with us today!

Written by Dr. Regina Tran

Dr. Regina Tran is a board-certified Optometric Physician. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, and current Vice President Central Society of Optometric Physician. Dr. Tran was born and raised in Florida, where she attended the University of Central Florida and majored in Molecular & Microbiology. She proceeded to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2012, where she met her other half, Dr. John Tran. Together, they returned to her hometown in Orlando upon graduation. Dr. Tran is passionate about bringing the latest technology in eye care to her patients. She enjoys providing one-on-one personalized experience and education to her patients to facilitate optimal visual function and lifestyle.
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