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How To Battle Digital Eye Strain

Digital Eye Strain

Odds are, most of us have been battling digital eye strain and we don't even know it. According to a recent report by The Vision Council, 65% of Americans experience digital eye strain symptoms like dry eye, irritated eyes, blurred vision, eye fatigue, neck and back pain and headaches from staring at electronic screens for prolonged periods of time.

Read the CBS News article here: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-digital-eye-strain-affects-your-health-and-what-to-do-about-it/

This is a relatively new development as advancements in technology have allowed us to spend 10-12 hours a day staring at smartphones, tablets, laptops and more. Even viewing multiple screens at one time.

A good step to follow is the 20-20-20 rule. If you look at a screen up close for 20 minutes, stop and take a 20 second break and look at something more than 20 feet away to alow your eyes to rest and refocus.

If you have more questions about long-term impact of viewing screens, contact the Gordy EyeCare team. We'd be happy to sit down with you and help you create a plan to manage your eye health.

image credit: Jean-Francois Gornet on flickr



Tuesday, January 12, 2016 written by Gordy EyeCare Team
Categories:  Industry News