How long do you spend in front of a screen?

How long do you spend in front of a screen?Four hours, Seven hours, more than ten? Most of us spend around 6-9 hours a day on a digital device, another 28% spend more than ten hours a day in front of one type of screen or another.

Your eyes can begin to feel strain in as little as two hours. It doesn’t matter how old you are or how good your eye sight is, all of that screen time isn’t good for you.

The eyes clean and moisten themselves each time you blink. Computer use reduces your blink rate by as much as five times. When you are on a computer you also more likely to have incomplete blinks. That is when a blink does not fully cover the cornea of your eye. This can result in eye strain, fatigue, and headaches.

Reduced blinking is most associated with Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). It Symptoms include:

  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry eyes
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Double vision
  • Light sensitivity

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Even if you are not experiencing changes in your eyesight you could already be manifesting very serious eye conditions that you are not aware of.  It’s always smart to have a check up! If you are in the Orlando area, come and visit 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore or call us at 407-767-5600 and make an appointment.

Here at 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore we offer our customers competitive pricing.  We have thousands of frames to choose from and do not lack in great quality customer service.  We have a frame for every face and a price for every budget.



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