10 Easy Ways To Protect Your Eyes From The Harms of Digital Devices

Are you always struggling because of farsightedness or nearsightedness? If yes, then it may because of the excessive use of digital devices. There are a lot of ways in order to save your vision from straining because of smartphones and other devices. The following are the 10 easiest ways in order to help protect your eyes from the harmful effects of digital devices.


Sit Afar

You need to make sure that your eyes are far from the digital device. Optometrists recommend that you should sit away from the digital screen for about an arm’s length.


In whatever part of the body, exercise plays a crucial part in a good health. Avoid your eyes being glued to any digital devices without flexing or blinking it. You need to blink your eyes as much as you can in order to avoid eye strain. Try to move the direction of your eyes or change its position for every 20 minutes.


Too much is a vice. In everything you do, you need to remember that you have to take a break. Never push the limits of your body to the extent that it will harm you. Experts say that you should take a break for around 20 minutes in order to relax your eyes. Allow your eyes to flex, blink, and rest while you are taking a break.

Reduce Glare

If you have time, you can consult experts with regard to your device so that you will be able to change the voltage bulbs or install something on your device that can block incoming flashes or rays.

Screen Lighting

Always adjust the lighting of your screen in order to prevent damage to your vision. You should adjust the screen lights in connection with the lighting of the environment you are in. Set your device to adjust its brightness according to the environment you have. If you work in a place which is not well lighted, decrease the light setting of your device.


Exercise is not the only thing that can help you protect your eyes. Having a good diet can also give protection to your eyes against harmful effects due to digital devices. Foods with plenty of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Omega-3 Fatty acids, and zinc can help improve the performance of your nerves, as well as, your eye vision.

Daylight Exposure

This is needed in order to help your eyes adjust to the natural circadian rhythms. It can also give you the opportunity to reconnect with your eyes and body with nature. Exposing your eyes to daylight will also improve your sleep and mood.

Specialized Glasses

If you already have problems with your eyes, consult a doctor and find out the right kind of glasses that will suit you. If you are working online or you are exposed in front of a computer for a very long time, you really need to have your glasses specialized in order to protect your eyes.

Screen Positioning

Whether you believe it or not, screen positioning can help in the protection of your eyes. Experts say that you should position your eye level 5 inches above your screen so that your eyeballs can be protected by your eyelids.


Among the several ways mentioned, limiting the use of digital device is the most important. Prioritize your health and never let an eye problem hinder you from working. It’s all about discipline.


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