When you were a kid, you may have been warned by your parents not to sit too close to the television because doing so can cause poor eyesight. You may have also been told that eating carrots will improve your vision. While your parents’ advice was well intended, it turns out these are both myths.
When it’s time to sleep, it’s best to avoid too much light as much as possible. It tends to throw your biological clock and circadian rhythm out of whack. When this happens, your sleep will suffer and can cause eye strain and anxiety. Thankfully, there are ways you can minimize your exposure to light.
Most people who work in office settings spend more than seven hours per day in front of a computer. This extended amount of screen time can cause digital eye strain, also known as computer vision syndrome, which is characterized by redness, dry eyes, neck and shoulder pain, headaches and dizziness.
Most people pay very little attention to their eyes until they experience eye fatigue and other vision problems. Eye fatigue occurs when the eyes get tired from intense use, which is most common among people who stare at their computer or smartphone for long stretches of time. Eye strain, however, may also be a symptom […]