Welcome to a new post of the week. We are still talking about Tips for Optimal Eye Health. So let’s come along.
Don’t Underestimate the Power of Protective Eyewear
Safety glasses are highly recommended in case you are exposed to some kind of risky airborne materials at work or even at home. Not just that, resort to safety glasses in case you are into sports like ice hockey, lacrosse, or squash/racquet ball.
Avoid Excessive Exposure to Computer Screens
As well as causing neck, back, and shoulder pain, staring excessively at a PC/telephone screen can affect your eye health harshly. Some of the eye problems you can get from excessive exposure to PC/telephone screens include:
Long-distance focus issues
Some protective measures include:
Updating your glasses or contacts solution for screen exposure
Seeking proper medical care if there should be an occurrence of prolonged eye strain and consider using PC glasses for PC use
Picking a comfortable and strong seat and positioning it where your feet lie flat on the floor
Blinking more if your eyes dry up
Observing the 20-20-20 rule where you rest your eyes every 20 minutes by looking 20 feet away for 20 seconds consistently
Taking 15-minutes breaks at regular intervals and getting up from your seat is also recommended
Incorporate Blinking Breaks
Don’t just blame PCs and telephone screens for eye strain. Books and written documents can likewise cause eye strain when read for long periods. In this way, make a point to get your head up, turn away from the docs and simply blink your eyes for a couple of seconds to calm the strain.
This is the end of today’s article; we hope you start to apply these tips. Always remember that secure health is just a click away