Effects of digital screen on Eyes

Digital screen light on eyes

Exposing to blue light often? 

The importance of digital screen devices is unavoidable nowadays. These devices widely spread all over the world in front of all of our eyes.Devices vary from computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets, other similar devices. Even from screens of advertisements in outdoors & roads.The all-digital device’s screen emits blue light.

Blue light

The blue light from digital screen is very less, when compared to the sun light. However, the longtime exposure and proximity make it serious.The children have more capacity to absorb blue light than adults.


The main and major source is of course, SUNLIGHT. Other are,

  • Fluorescent light.
  •  CFL (compact fluorescent light) bulbs.
  • LED light.
  • Flat screen LED televisions.
  • Computer monitors, smart phones, and tablet screens.

Computer vision syndrome


Nowadays almost all of us using minimum of 3-5 hours in front of digital screens any kind of devices either from work or home appliances. The factors to determine the exposure are,
  • Lighting in room.
  • Distance from the screen.
  • Glare on screen.
  • Seating position and sitting posture.
  • Angle of the head towards the screen.
Related : Correct sitting postures.


The earlier symptoms be like, Blue light
  • Dry eyes.
  • Eye pain and strain.
  • Blurring of vision.
  • Headache.
  • Neck pain.
  • Shoulder pain.


Always prevention is better than cure. The control of using digital devices is in our hand.
  • For computers / laptops
Keep your screen minimum of 20-26 inch distance from eyes, and little   below your eye level.         Related  .. Are you sitting long time ?
  • The long time work schedule force you to concentrate more time on screen . keep any other diverting materials  or document to change the focus and relive your eyes.
  • Screen filters can be used to avoid glare.
  • Reduce the brightness and better us eye saving mode / Eco mode in laptops / computers.
  •  Use a proper chair in which you can adjust the height to the level of screen.
  •  Computer glasses and anti reflective lenses are available in market and online ( Visit Online shop).
  •   Don’t let the children to use digital screen devices for prolonged period. Keep monitoring them.

Food to keep your eyes healthy

  •      Carrot:
We all know the carrots are important item to keep eyes healthy. yes it’s damn true. It has beta carotene ( type of vitamin A ) . It helps eyes to perform efficiently. Vitamin A rich carrot
  Keep A Bowl Of Carrot Next To Your Computer, To View Your Future Better
  • All berry  and citrus variety fruits.
  • Egg.
  • Leafy greens  and spinach.
  •  Fatty fish –salmon.
  • Dry Nuts -Almonds.


Conclusion The eyes are the organ can never replace by any electronic device .Those  can view , record , zoom in and out, memorize the things,  coordinating with smell and taste by viewing an item. Eyes are a precious natural gift, protect them from  unnecessary damages and diseases.
  Keep your vision healthy and live a healthy life in each day

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