There are a number of potential causes for tired or strained eyes – too little sleep, reading or staring at a computer for long periods of time, or you might need to update your prescription glasses or contact lenses.
Be on the lookout for:
We recommend getting an eye test if you haven’t had one in two years as your eyes change naturally over time – the solution might be as simple as updating your prescription eyewear. Adding anti-reflection coating to your glasses to reduce glare also helps to alleviate the strain on our eyes.
If you work on computer all day then try switching to lenses designed specifically for screen use. The latest technology allows lenses to be tailor-made to suit both short and intermediate distances making them perfect for wearing at the computer, plus most digital lenses also filter out harmful blue light that’s emitted from digital screens. Click here for more information on digital lenses.
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