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Wellness Series by OttLite - The Healthiest LED Lights

Posted by Marcea
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 With a New Year here, a lot of us are thinking about what we can do to get in better shape. We’re watching what we’re eating, exercising, drinking more water and even meditating to help us feel better. But there’s one body part that’s often forgotten about – the eyes. Eyestrain in a health issue nearly everyone has experienced. Did you know that 3 out of 4 people experience eyestrain every day? If you’ve ever been doing a task or something you enjoy and had to stop due to itchy, burning eyes [Read More...]

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What's Your Sight Animal

Posted by Marcea
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Ever heard the phase ‘eyes like an eagle’? It’s a popular saying because eagles can see 8 times as far as a human can!Many animals have great eyesight. Owls can see in low lights, a mantis shrimp has the most complex vision of any known animal and a chameleon can move its eyes independently of each other.Want to see what animal has eyesight that’s close to yours? Take our What Is Your Sight Animal test and share the results with your friends. Then take a look at our microsite and learn more [Read More...]

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New OttLite Wellness Series Featured on NBC's Daytime Talk Show

Posted by Jessica
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  Nutritionist and wellness expert Carissa Bealert, RDN talked to NBC's Daytime host Cyndi Edwards about how to be healthy and feel fabulous this fall. She highlighted the OttLite Wellness Series as an important part of overall wellness because the OttLite Wellness Series reduces eyestrain by 51%. That is incredibly helpful to the 75% of people who experience eyestrain daily. Check out our microsite to learn more about this new technology. [Read More...]

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5 Tips To A Healthier You

Posted by Marcea
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A New Year means new resolutions. Making changes doesn’t have to be hard – there are lots of little things you can do to make your life healthier. Here are five tips to get you started: Organize Your SpaceAccording to Shape Magazine making your home and office space neater can reduce stress, improve relationships and help with productivity.Get started with an organizer lamp such as the Craft Space Organizer, 13w Craft Organizer or the LED Desk Space Organizer to help get your office or work [Read More...]

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New - Wake Up Your Way Light & Alarm Clock!

Posted by Marcea
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Sleep – something we need but not often something we always get enough of. According to the National Institutes of Health, getting enough sleep is imperative to brain function, physical health and your overall emotional well-being. Help yourself fall asleep peacefully and wake up gradually with the OttLite Wake Up Your Way Light & Alarm Clock!  Ready To Greet The DaySet your Wake Up Your Way profile so you can wake up to 6 nature sounds (birds, running water, chimes, harp, waves [Read More...]

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6 Tips For Healthier Eyes from Dr. Gannon of the Low Vision Institute

Posted by Marcea
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Dr. Marc Gannon OD, FAAO has been working to help people improve their vision for over 40 years.  Dr. Gannon gives us 6 simple tips to help keep your eyes healthy throughout your life. 1. Relax Your Brain "The main reason we blink is to rest the brain.  A lot of people think that we're blinking to try to spread tears across our eyes to maintain lubrication but we really blink to give the brain a rest. Even better is if you close your eyes for 30 to 60 seconds every 15 to 20 minutes to give the [Read More...]

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What Inspires Dr. Marc Gannon - Low Vision Expert

Posted by Marcea
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 Dr. Marc Gannon OD, FAAO, founder of the Low Vision Institute, has been working on helping people improve their vision for over 40 years. While most low vision therapy involves treating people like they were blind, the Low Vision Institute trains people to use the healthy tissue in their eyes so with specially designed eyewear, they can see again. May is Healthy Vision Month so we spoke with Dr. Gannon to find out his tips on how to avoid eyestrain, foods & vitamins that will help with eye [Read More...]

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Eyestrain No More with OttLite Lamps

Posted by Marcea
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Eyestrain.  That annoying condition where your eyes hurt, burn or get watery from intense use.  Eyestrain can come from looking at a computer for long periods of time, doing intricate detailed work, or reading a lot.  But where does eyestrain come from?Some light wavelengths allow you to see bright colors, but emit a bright glaring light.  Your eye reacts by the muscles contracting, or you squinting.  Other wavelengths let you see high contrast so objects appear clear but you lose color [Read More...]

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