Combat Digital Eye Strain

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What is Digital Eye Strain (DES)?1 Digital Eye Strain is also known as Computer Vision Syndrome, a group of eye and vision-related problems arising from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and cell phone use. Many people have eye discomfort and vision problems when viewing digital screens for extended periods.

Symptoms of DES1

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Redness, Irritation or Dry Eyes

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Blurred vision

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General Fatigue

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Back & Neck Pain

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Headaches

The Cause of DES: Blue Light2
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  • Blue light is a natural component of visible light and is not easily filtered by your eyes.
  • Overexposure can negatively impact your vision.
How does Blue Light Impact the Eyes?2
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Contributes to digital eye strain.

  • Almost all visible blue light passes through the cornea and lens and reaches the retina. This may affect vision and prematurely age the eyes.
  • High-energy blue light can cause inflammation and tissue damage, and generate harmful free-radicals.