Most of us spend a huge amount of time staring at computer screen, games consoles or the television. It’s not true that this kind of exposure actually causes permanent damage to your eyes-but it does bring previously undiagnosed eye problems to our attention.
Blurred vision, headaches and eye exhaustion are all side effects of getting too comfy with our various screens, and even people in their twenties, with ‘young eyes’ are vulnerable.
One of the biggest causes of vision problems stems from our eyes getting very dry, as people actually forget to blink often enough when they’re glued to a screen. Blinking is vital to keep the eyes well lubricated and intense focus means we sometimes just forget.
Add to this the effects of indoor heating or air conditioning, and your eyeballs will be dryer than the Sahara after a few hours. A little trick to relax your eye muscles is to stare at the horizon for a few minutes; to literally stare off into space.
Many of us don’t realise we have vision problems until we continue to experience blurred images or have trouble seeing things properly when we’re away from the computer, and the worsening is gradual.
Ensure your Eye Health
A quick, free consultation with the optometrist at Optilase will check your eye health, and if you are experiencing some difficulties, suggest a treatment before the problem gets any worse.
The advances in the field of eye surgery have been phenomenal over the last decade, and millions of people worldwide have benefited from Laser Eye Surgery to correct their vision, leaving them free of problems and without the need for corrective eyewear.
Call Optilase today and book your free consultation on 1890 301 302
What is Astigmatism? How Can Laser Eye Surgery Help You?What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common eyesight problem across Ireland. Some people...Read more
10 facts that will help you overcome your laser eye surgery anxietyFirst off, let’s clarify one thing: undergoing laser eye surgery is a very...Read more
Hyperopia, Myopia, and Presbyopia: What exactly are they?As is the case with pretty much any medical treatments, you will encounter...Read more
Optilase Q&A with Leanne WoodfullAs an in-demand top blogger, you’re pretty busy 24/7. What gave you the push...Read more
15 fascinating facts about eyes!While most of us appreciate and are somewhat in awe of just how incredible...Read more
What exactly is astigmatism?The word astigmatism must be one of the most commonly misspelt words in the...Read more