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Digital Age = Digital Fatigue, Learn more on how to protect yourself

Digital Fatigue: Eye Strain and Migraines

Eye Strain

Just like the muscies in your body. But as strong as they are, they can become strained and fatigued by sitting in front of a TV for several hours. This is called visual fatigue, and an eye doctor can show you how to lessen it during an annual comprehensive eye exam.

With so much demand on your eyes its only natural to experience some sort of eye strain or digital fatigue, I learned that under fluorescent lights or if you sit in front of your computer for many hours your eyes can become strained and fatigued. Common symptoms include Headaches, tires eyes and difficulty focusing after extended periods of time. This amazing article by Think about your Eyes.com has such a detail approach to why its important to talk about Digital eye Fatigue, it also mentions the importance of children using the 20-20-20 rule, take a break once every 20 minutes and focus on something at lest 20 feet away for 20 seconds. This should help alleviate eye strain while using a digital screen. Another way to help avoid digital fatigue consider a pair of computer glasses that help you see digital screens better and more clearly.