Almost 8-12 hours a day are spent on a screen now, causing immense strain to the eyes! Such digital strain on eyes over many months and years begin to cause symptoms such as:
There are many reasons why reading on a computer screen or a digital device is difficult for the eyes than reading printed matter.
The eye has muscles to control the movement of the eyeball. These muscles can move the eyeball from side to side as well as up and down. There are also other muscles inside that control the amount of light entering and muscles that alter the shape of the lens. Just as an autofocus camera lens can focus on near and far objects, the eye muscles help the eye focus on the nearer and far-away objects.
When one looks at a screen from a close distance, the muscles in and around the eyes need to work harder to focus. Over a period of time, these muscles get tired, just like any other muscle in the body when overworked.
Self-Check For Computer Vision Syndrome & Computer Vision Syndrome Prevention
After a prolonged screen time. do you suffer from:
If you ticked most of the boxes, it’s time for a visit to your eye doctor.
First and foremost, one must consult an eye practitioner who will carry out a complete eye check-up.
Strengthening of eye muscles is the most important step that will be recommended too. This is done with the latest and sophisticated computerized technique (Bynocs – The Computer Vision treatment software), which can be done at the doctor’s clinic or at home under the guidance of a qualified eye practitioner.
One of the latest and most effective treatments for digital eye strain is eye exercises that can strengthen the eye muscles and help the eyes to focus better. The eye specialist will recommend such exercises using the new advanced Bynocs computer vision treatment software. Here the patient is made to perform gaming activities on a laptop/ desktop by wearing red/blue glasses or with a flipper. Depending on the extent of the problem, an individual may require 7-10 sessions, each of 20 to 30 minutes duration.
Undergoing treatment using Bynocs requires consultation at a Bynocs eye clinic. Once a person is prescribed Bynocs, the necessary sessions may be undertaken in the eye-specialty clinic or at home.