Long periods of staring at screens can make your eyes feel sore and tired. These could be the signs of digital eye strain (DES).
DES can affect anyone, but people with vision problems can experience extra hardship. At Rancho Santa Margarita, we can help you prevent DES and show you how to give your eyes a break from its symptoms.
When we’re staring at computer screens or other digital devices, we tend to blink less often, which can contribute to eye fatigue. The muscles that focus our eyes get tired and stiff when we overwork them—just like any other muscle in the body.
If you’re experiencing signs of DES, we might recommend:
Using screens doesn’t mean you have to suffer from DES. Just contact us to find out more about protecting your eyes from fatigue and discomfort.