These days, many of us spend what seem like all of our waking hours using digital devices with sharp, high-contrast screens. Aside from what this might say about other aspects of our lives, the use of these devices stands the chance to cause significant eye issues. However, there are a few simple steps that we can take to mitigate the potential impacts of eye strain. These take the form of controlling both for environmental and situational factors, as well as setting up the device. First, are you the right distance from the device? If not, then you’ll certainly be straining to view it. Next, how high is the contrast? Either too low or too high will cause issues. Then, look to the typeface and layout of text – are you using simple, easy to ready fonts with reasonable line spacings. And, is the viewing angle set up so that you have a straight line of site to the content? Once that’s all settled, you’ll be most of the way there. But, if you really want your eyes to thank you, you can take things to the next level: a new model of “Sync” lenses from Hoya are specially designed for use with modern displays and will really cut down on strain.
Headache from reading off screens all day? Deal with your digital eye strain and duck the ache. #HealthStatus
- 1Read with material at a downward tilt to reduce eyestrain.
- 2Neck, eye and back problems common with excessive computer device use.
- 3Block letters are better than flowery script to reduce eyestrain.
See the original at: https://eyecare2020.com/blog/2018/01/easing-eye-strain-from-digital-devices/
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