Original Article : 3 Things You Do Everyday That Are Damaging Your Eyes
by : lenblu
From : lenblu.com
If you’re like most Americans, then you spend more than 2 hours a day in front of a digital device such as a
… computer or laptop browsing the internet or working in your office…
… watching or playing a video game on your television…
… or even collecting the last elixir and gold in the Cash of Clan on your smartphone before you go to bed…
In fact, this happens 9 out of 10 Americans and get this, nearly 6 out of 10 American spend 5 or more hours a day leading to what The Vision Council calls “digital eyestrain.” This is the discomfort that you feel in your eyes such as fatigue, blurred vision, neck/back pain, headache, and dryness.
This happens because of the blue light, part of the visible light spectrum, penetrates deeper into the eye and its combined effect can cause these symptoms and damage to the retina.
What’s so special about blue light? Let me walk you through the two ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum without having your eyes glaze over.