It is estimated that most adults now spend in excess of eight hours a day staring at one kind of screen or another. This explosion in ‘screen time’ has significantly increased symptoms of eye strain such as blurred vision, itchy and watery eyes, headaches, double vision and tired, sore eyes.
Screens, including computer monitors, smart phones and tablets, force us to focus intently at uniformly close distances, something our eyes are not designed to do for extended periods of time. With almost all of our visual processing now happening at close distances, our eye muscles are under increased strain. [Read more…]