College Hill Eye & Optical
295 South Main Street Providence RI 02903 401-831-2015

Digital Eye Strain

Digital Eye Strain Relief in Providence

Tailored Solutions for Long-Lasting Relief

If you find that long periods of screen time leave your eyes feeling dry and irritated, then you may be experiencing digital eye strain. One of the leading causes of digital eye strain is blue light, which is emitted by digital devices such as computers, tablets, and smartphones.

Symptoms of Digital Eye Strain

Digital eye strain can be caused by a variety of factors, including prolonged digital device use without adequate breaks, and can be exacerbated by uncorrected vision problems. Long hours spent using digital devices can also encourage poor posture, which can lead to neck, back, and shoulder pain.

Symptoms of digital eye strain include:

  • Headaches
  • Dry eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Watery eyes

What Can I Do to Prevent Digital Eye Strain?

There are plenty of ways to help relieve your digital eye strain symptoms, but the only way to know exactly what your eyes need would be to speak to your optometrist. Their recommendations can provide you with long-lasting relief.

One of the best things you can do to prevent digital eye strain is to remember to give your eyes regular breaks. To do this, the American Optometric Association suggests following the 20-20-20 rule; every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break from your current task and shift your gaze to object at least 20 feet away.

However, the only way to get a tailored solution for your digital eye strain is to speak to your optometrist. Do you suspect you might be suffering from digital eye strain? Book an appointment with your optometrist today.

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