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Digital eye strain includes a range of symptoms due to the extended use of digital screens.
Sore back and neck? Blurred vision? Tired eyes? Trouble focusing?
These, and more, could be the result of digital eye strain! Unfortunately, we are more reliant on the daily use of technology than ever before, and this isn’t likely to change any time soon. However, that doesn’t mean we need to suffer the pain of digital eye strain.
Symptoms of Digital Eye Strain
Below are a few indicators of digital eye strain, which you may experience if you spend extended amounts of time focusing on digital screens.
- Double vision
- Blurred vision
- Tired eyes
- Dry eyes
- Sore eyes
- Sore back or neck
- Trouble sleeping
- General fatigue
How Digital Devices Affect Your Eyes
There are a few factors to consider when it comes to digital eye strain. A combination of elements create the symptoms listed above – many of which we have become so used to, we don’t even notice them anymore.
Blue light is part of the visible spectrum, which we were previously only exposed to by the sun. This light is now emitted through almost all of our digital devices. Our brains use blue light to regulate our sleeping patterns and circadian rhythm.
If your eyes are receiving blue light in the evenings, your brain may have trouble shutting down properly. This can result in poor sleep and the disruption of your circadian rhythm, making you tired throughout the day.
If you need help managing digital eye strain, contact us to explore solutions and symptom relief. We can recommend computer glasses and other tips, based on the symptoms you are experiencing and the amount you use digital devices.