You can experience dryness of the eye when you focus more on digital devices such as your computer and mobile phones. This will cause you to blink less and the tear film (lubricant) on the eye surface dries out. Aging, smoking and medications can also cause you to experience dryness of the eye.
Symptoms of dry eyes.
What can you do about dry eyes?
However, here are some steps you can carry out at home to manage dry eyes.
○ Blink more when you are on digital devices.
○ When you use your digital screens for every 20 minutes, take a 20 seconds break by looking at a target/object at 20ft away.
○ Use humidifier when the air is hot and dry to increase relative humidity in the atmosphere.
○ You can also apply lubricating eye drops to relief the syptoms.
Holidays are approaching and you may want to spend some time on digital screens, do not panic when you experience the symptoms mentioned above.
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