Ways to prevent your dry eyes or eyestrain

The eyes are a very important & precious organ for the human body.  Eyestrain is a very common issue for everyone. Eyestrain is caused by the use of digital devices like computers, Smartphones & tablets. This issue is known as computer vision syndrome or digital eyestrain. But we all depend & spend most of the time on electronics devices. That’s why we are suffering from dry eyes, eyestrain.


Working people & children have suffered on this issue nowadays. Continuous starring at the computer, laptop, & mobile screen affects our vision strength; that's why we feel-


• blurry vision
• dry eyes
• eyestrain
• headaches
• neck and shoulder pain

Here are 12 steps you can take to reduce eye dryness and strain:-


• Consult with an eye specialist if recommend prescription the eye drops for chronic dry eyes. Eye drops can ensure eyes stay lubricated & wet while using a computer.


• Make sure your computer screen is about 25 inches, or an arm's length, away from your face. The center of the screen should be about 10-15 degrees below eye level.


• Make sure the lighting in the room is bright enough. Don’t want your device to be brighter than the surroundings.


• Take a longer break for 15 minutes after every 2 hours you spend on your devices.


• Get a regular eye check-up. You might need to use a different pair of glasses when you’re working on a computer, playing games & watching movies, or binge on mobile.


• Many people blink less than usual when they are working at a computer, which can contribute to dry eyes. Blinking produces tears that moisten & refresh your eyes. Try to make it a habit to blink more often when looking at a monitor.


• Consult with doctor & take suggest if you need special eyewear to reduce eyestrain. You may even need specialized lenses, devices, or eye therapy for the activity that reduces dry eyes as well as eye strain.


• Dehydration can make chronic dry eye & if you’re starring at a computer screen for a long period & not drinking enough water can make your eyes feel dry.


• Some changes that may help prevent dry eyes include using a humidifier, adjusting the thermostat to reduce blowing air & avoiding smoke.


One thing we should follow that set our screening time when we are relaxed. Hope this article can solve your dry eyes as well as eyestrain, if not you must have to go to an eye consultant for further treatment.