After a long, hot, humid summer, many of us look forward to the softer, cooler days of autumn - and all of those gorgeous colors as the trees put on their annual fall festival. But this time of year can be tough on the eyes, and you may start experiencing some issues related to dryness, allergies, and other factors. How can you enjoy the season and protect your eyes during fall? Read on for some expert tips.



Most people don't know that lighting can contribute to eye strain. Constantly looking at a screen all day can put stress on your eyes. What if you have to do this for your job? More people than ever are telecommuting, and that means eight hours a day of looking at a screen. How do you make the stress on your eyes easier?



There are many factors that can produce eye strain. One of the biggest is computer use. Staring at a screen regularly can cause eye strain or make strain that's already there much worse. This doesn't mean you have to stop using computers. There are small habits you can change that make it much easier to look at a screen for hours on end. Chances are you'll need to adopt more than one of them to see an improvement. Remember that a vision check-up with an optometrist is the best way to tackle any potential health or recurring eye strain problems.



Men often have unique issues in the health of their eyesight. It's important to know what these are. Men actually process visual information differently than women. This can lead to various issues that may need correction and treatment. 

Bottom line: Men and women both need regular check-ups and prompt intervention when it comes to issues. What should men be on the lookout for when it comes to their vision health?