Computer Vision Syndrome; Causes, Research, Treatment

Computer vision syndrome

Computer vision syndrome is a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and mobile phone use. Individuals may present in pharmacies complaining of eye discomfort and vision problems, so pharmacists and pharmacy teams should be able to distinguish which factors may be at play for particular patients. Individuals are spending more time using digital devices, Read More …

Spinal Disc Herniation; Cause, Symptom, Diagnosis, Treatment

Spinal disc herniation

Lumbar disc herniation is a common condition that frequently affects the spine in young and middle-aged patients.1,5,11 The lumbar intervertebral disc is a complex structure composed of collagen, proteoglycans, and sparse fibrochondrocytic cells that serve to dissipate forces exerted on the spine. As part of the normal aging process, the disc fibrochondrocytes can undergo senescence, and proteoglycan production diminishes. This leads Read More …