A cartoon representation of the 20-20-20 rule, where a woman at her computer looks at an object 20 feet away for 20 seconds every 20 minutes to prevent discomfort.

20-20-20 Rule: The Computer Vision Syndrome

By Michael Marrone / July 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you work with a computer for more than seven hours each day, take a 20-second break right now, look at an object that is 20 feet away, and start reading. The 20-20-20 rule is defined as a 20-second break to look at something 20-feet away every 20-minutes. Symptoms and Causes According to the American […]

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Proper Labeling Can Be a Lifesaver for the Visually Impaired

By Michael Marrone / March 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

With all the chemicals and substances present in a typical household, accidental exposures and ingestions can happen to anyone – but the risk of injury to those with a visual impairment is heightened. Medicines and household cleaners, if improperly labeled, can cause major problems for anyone, but just imagine how much easier it is to […]

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Stay Up-to-Date on Upstate, NY with Reading Services for the Blind

By Michael Marrone / July 12, 2016 / 0 Comments

When you are blind or otherwise visually impaired, reading – an activity most people take for granted – can be difficult. You still want to enjoy your favorite newspaper, magazine or book, but access to that kind of material is not always easy. But did you know that with CABVI and WCNY Classic FM, you […]

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Eight Different Ways CABVI Provides Visual Services for People in Utica, NY

By Michael Marrone / July 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

If you or your loved one are blind or visually impaired, you know how important it is to have the support you need to live as independently as possible. You may already know about CABVI, which is a not-for-profit agency serving people who are blind or visually impaired, from newborns to the elderly, usually free […]

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