It’s Cyber Monday!

Prevent digital eyestrain as you cybershop for hours on this Monday after Thanksgiving. Digital eyestrain is the temporary discomfort that follows two or more hours of digital device usage.

The most common symptoms of digital eyestrain:

  • Eyestrain
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry eyes
  • Neck and shoulder pain

These symptoms may be caused by:

  • Poor lighting
  • Glare on the digital screen
  • Improper viewing distance
  • Poor seating posture
  • Uncorrected vision problems
  • And combinations of these factors

Digital eyestrain can be prevented by using the 20-20-20 rule. This rule states every 20 minutes look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds.

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Sources:

www.aoa.org

www.juststand.org

 

 

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