Cell phones, computer and televisions all have something in common. They are part of a new universe in which digital displays are an integral part of our lives; but while that means more fun on the go and convenience at work, spending hours each day staring into bright displays is taking a toll on our eyes. Doctors call it Digital Eye Strain.
The most common symptoms associated with this modern disorder are:
– Dry or watery eyes
– Blurry vision
– Increased light sensitivity
– Neck and shoulder soreness
In 2017, over 83 percent of U.S adults used digital devices for more than two hours daily with more than 60 percent reporting one or more symptoms of Digital Eye Strain. Physicians say that although these symptoms won’t cause complications or permanent eye damage, they’re uncomfortable and for some, even debilitating.
Eye strain isn’t new, but the causes of …