20-20-2 Rule for Time Outside

In one of our previous blogs, we discussed the importance of the 20-20-20 rule, which reminds us to take frequent breaks from our screens (i.e. every 20 minutes, take a 20 second break, and look at least 20 feet away). This is sage advice for everyone, kids and adults alike. However, as per Caroline Klaver, MD, PhD, and her co-researchers …

Why not golf in Maui Jims?

Nearly every public and private golf shop in Monterey County sells Maui Jim Sunglasses so we regularly field questions from patients about whether they can wear their Maui Jim’s for golf. Maui Jims really are a phenomenal product — but not for golf. Reading greens and hitting from uneven lies on a golf course requires an extreme awareness of contour …

How Scary Is Blue Light?

Many of us have heard from friends, family and coworkers about the hazards of blue light exposure from our digital devices, but how bad is it?  This is an area of rapidly expanding research which will undoubtedly reveal much more detail over the coming years, but here’s what we know now.   The digital devices rampant in today’s connected lifestyle including …

10 Tips on Wise Screen Use for Adults (and Kids!)

As many of us continue to work remotely and the school year starts with distance learning, kids and adults alike are finding ourselves spending more and more time on our computers. As a result, many of us have experienced what we call “digital fatigue.” This happens when we spend several hours a day focused on a backlit blue screen – …