Our contemporary lifestyles mean that we use our eyes more than ever, especially with indoor activities at home, work and school with screens.
Eye strain is common but not a condition or disease and is used to describe symptoms that people experience when their eyes become too tired.
Digital screens such as computers, mobile phone and televisions are one of the most common contributors to modern day digital eye strain and stress.
10 hours a day in front of screens
2.5 hours a day on a smartphone
7 out of 10 suffer from tired eyes
Eye strain occurs when we continually refocus our eyes looking to and from screens at varied distances, as well as reading smaller, pixelated fonts on screen.
Between 75-90% of screen users experience digital eye strain and stress. There are ways to reduce and protect your eyes against type of artificial light and eye strain.
Staring at screens all day can also lead to a combination of health issues such as:
There are ways to reduce & protect your eyes against digital eye strain. The obvious answer is to limit our use of screens however this is not possible for many people.
You can try the following:
Blue light is absorbed via digital screens
Digital lenses reduce the exposure of this light to the eyes
Allowing you to get a better night sleep
Let our friendly team guide you through our wide range of lens design options to find the best solution to suit your lifestyle – and start protecting your eyes from digital eye strain.
You don’t need to have a prescription for digital lenses, as blue light lenses can be used in general frames providing protection for all eyes.
*Independently conducted research by New Focus Research, November 2016.