Everyone knows too much screen time is bad for your eyesight. Staring at a computer screen for long periods of time can cause computer vision syndrome, a term for vision problems that are exacerbated by too much screen time. Common symptoms include dry eye, headaches, blurry vision, and sensitivity to light.
The problem is minimizing your exposure to blue light from devices can be a challenge, especially with the recent shift to online work. According to a Nielsen Company audience report in 2018, the average American spends about 10 hours and 39 minutes in front of a screen every day. This figure has most likely increased as a result of office workers and companies adopting a work-from-home set-up.
Luckily, there are several ways to reduce or alleviate symptoms of computer vision and syndrome. Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic, your trusted optometrist, list them below:[Read more…]