With the rising use of digital devices for work, schooling from home, and entertainment; there is a rising concern of compromise in eye health.
Uncontrolled constant exposure to blue light from computer screens, tablets, and mobile phones and ambient sunlight; maximum hours of the day is a major threat.
To our amaze, recent researches have proved that the blue light threat is not just limited to your eye and vision, but has proved to be a key factor is hampering your physical and psychological health.
The brain associates blue light as daytime, so if a person is exposed to blue light for a long period during the night, blue light makes it more difficult for us to fall asleep by hampering the melatonin levels (the sleep hormone) and in turn ruining the sleep cycle creating a longer chain of issues like:
Loss of sleep (Insomnia)
Tiredness (Eye Fatigue)
Burning of eyes
Long-term exposure to screen light and excessive digital device usage can have some intense side effects.
Dry eye disease
Digital eye strain
Risk of macular degeneration
As we know light enters your eye and reaches out to the innermost light-sensitive layer (retina) and damage the cells in the retina (causing the macular degeneration), this is one important contributing factor to permanent vision loss.
All these effects of blue light highlighted in recent times have been a wakeup call!
Like all good things come with a price, we can’t practically abandon or cast off the technology and the advancements; But what we can do is to learn to live with it in the best of our interest.
Here is the way to cope with the digital lifestyle and its harmful effects for adults and kids both.
Follow the correct Ergonomic posture while working on digital devices.
Look at 20 feet away (outside window) after every 20 minutes of work for 20 seconds.
Increase your blinking habits.
Perform Eye exercises – for 5 min at least 2 times during your screen time.
Look “Up – Right – Left – Down” & hold for every second, performing a cycle (10 times).
Hold a pencil at hand distance and keep switching your focus from a distant target to the pencil (10 times).
Use Blue light protection lenses.
Now is the right time to adapt to the right lifestyle in the new normal of working and schooling from home, not just for us, but for our little ones as well!
Blue-block lenses are the best remedy to control the blue light exposure and eliminate the underlying risk of damage not just to the eye health and vision but on a bigger picture protecting us from the unimaginable effects!
You don’t need a vision prescription or an age bar for using Blue Protection Lenses.
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