Eye care if you work in front of the computer

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Do you spend many hours in front of the computer, tablet or smartphone? How do you care for and protect your eyes from digital screens? Whether for work, study or leisure, in recent years we have increased the hours we spend in front of digital screens. As a consequence, our eye health can be affected, suffering, for example, dry eyes, visual fatigue, redness, itching, cloudy vision, a feeling of grittiness or pain.

At Venice Eyewear we recommend that you take care of and protect your eye health when you work or study in front of digital screens. Also if you use your computer, tablet or smartphone in your leisure time. This way you will enjoy good eye health.

Next, we give you the keys to take care of your eyesight in front of the computer. Take note!

Tips to take care of your eyesight in front of the computer

  • Reduce screen brightness. It is important to reduce the brightness of the screen. Set the appropriate brightness level. You should also reduce screen reflections. To do this, the monitor must be placed perpendicular to the window. If this is not possible, there are anti-reflective filters.
  • Monitor distance. The computer screen should be placed at a length more or less like that of our arm and at a height that allows us to look down. This will help prevent eye fatigue.
  • Blinks frequently. Sometimes, by focusing so much on work, you end up reducing your blinking, thus increasing the risk of dry eyes. Additionally, if you work in a dry environment, dry eye symptoms may intensify. Some of the discomforts that may be experienced are: itching, burning or eyestrain, as well as redness, a feeling of grittiness, blurred vision or sensitivity to light, among others. If you wear contact lenses, in addition to these symptoms, you may feel discomfort and discomfort.
  • 20-20-20 rule . It is a simple exercise that you can apply at work to avoid and relieve eye strain, as well as to relax your eyes. This rule consists of, every 20 minutes, looking away from the screen to look at an object that is 20 feet or more away for 20 seconds.
  • Good lighting . Eye fatigue is a consequence of using inadequate lighting, whether there is excessive light or poor lighting. Your work area should be well lit. Take advantage of natural light, as well as
  • Artificial tears . Screens cause dry eyes. To keep eyes hydrated and moistened, the use of artificial tears is recommended. They will provide immediate relief.

Blue light blocking glasses at Venice Eyewear

Prolonged exposure to blue light emitted by digital screens causes eye fatigue, alterations in circadian rhythms and macular degeneration. In addition to the tips we have given you, you can also protect your eyes with blue light blocking glasses from Venice Eyewear. It offers permanent protection as it reduces exposure to blue light. Additionally, the blue light filter can be added to any prescription.

Enter our Blue Light Blocking Glasses section and take a look at all the options. Especially recommended for office workers, students or people who are constantly exposed to digital screens. Get informed!