Discover Why Hours Spent on Digital Devices Requires Eye Check-Ups


According to the Vision Council, the average employed American will experience four eye related pains or discomforts a day. Optometrists say eye check-ups are a must.

Dr. Justin Bazan, optometrist, and member of the Vision Council say the foundation for good vision is ocular health

Screen time can also impact humans vision. Eighty-percent of adult Americans report being on their devices for more than a couple of hours a day. The prolonged screen time can lead to digital eye strain. 

Digital eye strain includes blurry vision, tired eyes, and dry irritated eyes.

Seventy percent of American parents report that their children spend 2 or more hours a day on their screens. That leads your children to experience the same digital eye strain symptoms that adults can have. 

Specialized lenses can help reduce glare and filter out the blue light. The conversation starts with an eye exam.

Learn more about eye health and the latest trends in eyewear at The Vision Council and Think About Your Eyes websites.