It is important to take regular breaks when using digital devices to give your eye muscles a chance to relax. Make sure you are regularly putting your device down and taking a break from your screen. The Canadian Association of Optometrists recommends following the 20-20-20 rule: every twenty minutes, take a twenty-second break from your screen and shift your gaze to an object that is at least twenty feet away.
Optimize Your Workspace
Office ergonomics involves optimizing your workspace to help reduce or prevent the symptoms of digital eye strain.
Making some adjustments to your workspace can go a long way: make sure that your screen is an arm’s length away and at slightly below eye level. Adjust your chair height so you avoid hunching and dim your screen brightness.
Blue-light glasses and specialty lenses can decrease your exposure to blue light, which may, in turn, relieve your symptoms. Ask our friendly team about the options available to you.
Essilor Eyezen Blue Light Lenses
If you’re looking for a pair of glasses that will help mitigate your digital eye strain issues, look no further than Essilor Eyezen Blue Light Lenses. These incredible single vision lenses can help mitigate issues caused by blue light, including eye strain!
We offer these lenses and can match them to your specific needs so you can achieve comfortable vision wherever you need it.
Our eye care practice is well-established and is a clinic of choice for patients in the Edmonton and St. Albert areas. We are proud to offer eye care services and personal styling at three locations for your convenience.
Edmonton Optometrist – Jasper Ave Location
We are available for private consultations outside of our regular scheduled hours, call us to find out more!