It is natural to get your eyes hurting when you are constantly working in front of a big bright screen all day long. You cannot change the type of job you have, but you can add something to your schedules that will help you out of the crisis. The name of this savior is contact lenses. If you are into the blue color of eyes like I am, get yourself a pair of blue contact lenses and get those ocean-deep eyes. No pun intended!
You can use lenses for other purposes as well. Like some use it to change the color of their eyes temporarily, and you can use it you protect your eyes from the bright rays coming out of your computer screen.
Why you need lenses while working on a big screen?
The environment we sit in from 9 to 5 is full of people, and other living creates like harmful microbes. Then there is dust present in the air that can reach your naked eye. Your savior, the lenses protect your eyes from all such lethal agent and any other hazard. Moreover, if you have any vision problem, you will surely need lenses to prevent it from getting worse.
The most significant benefit of the lenses that are worn while working on a digital screen is that it helps you bear the bright glare of the screen. There are specially designed anti-glare lenses available in the market for such people. It optimizes you’re your sight and aids you look and work with computers for a longer time.
How can you protect your eyes naturally from the bright computer screens?
First thing, as mentioned above, is get the anti-glare lenses with the help of the prescription given to you by your eye doctor. Next, you need to set your sitting posture. Choose a comfortable chair and adjust it such that the level of your eyes matches with the level of the top of your monitor. Maintain a proper distance between you and the screen.
Secondly, you can try sitting in a place where natural daylight is coming or if its night time, switch on the lights. Working in the dark and relying on the computer screen for light needs can harm your eyes even more because, in the dark, the computer glare increases, and so does the soreness in the eyes. Thus always work in a well-lit area.
Lastly, shut your eyes for a few seconds every once in a while and blink them more than usual to prevent the eyes from drying. It is good to take a little break now and then from the big bright computer screen. Not only your eyes get to have rest, but also it prevents your body from stiffing and aching later on. You can do some stretching as well while sitting. This will make you feel refreshed and relieved.
Introduce these practices in your lifestyle for smooth working and happy eyes!