In the beginning, we depended on the sunlight to see. We transitioned from fire and torches to electric bulbs. Electric bulbs had a spectrum similar to that of sunlight, so our eyes didn’t feel a substantial change.
With the advent of electronic devices, many new artificial sources of light were created.
Today, 42% of children, under 8 years old, own a tablet or another electronic device.
All millennials use the internet, with 86% of them using social media on a day-to-day basis.
Over 80% of Americans use the internet on a daily basis.
This level of blue light intake can have adverse effects on our eyes and our health in general.
Digital Eye Strain AKA Computer Vision Syndrome
- Pain or pressure around the eyeballs that results from prolonged use of electronic device(s).
- Pain in the eyes
- Blurred vision
- Dry eyes
- Trouble sleeping at night
- Alleviates the potential impacts of digital eye strain.
- Helps in improving sleep cycles
- 20-20-20 Rule: Look away from the screen, at an object 20 feet away, for at-least 20 seconds, after every 20-minutes of screen time.
- Maintaining proper distance from screens.
- Reducing the levels of glare and brightness on electronic screens.
- USE BLUE-LIGHT FILTERS!
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