Technology widened our world view but only with straining our eyes.
Consuming digital screens for information and connectivity now seems a daily affair, but there is possible chance that, the receptors embedded in our eyes get damaged with this ever widening exercise.
Human eyes are very sensitive to light, especially blue light coming from digital devices like smartphones and tablets, but the digital screen making industry knows this and kept a secret that, it could damage our eyes in the long run.
Since smartphones are now an essential part of our lives and avoiding its usage might be a daunting task.
There are certain precautions one can take to keep a healthy eye without compromising on any daily tasks:
1. The smartphones emit blue light, blue light is eye straining and it's ideal to avoid blue light as much as possible. There are applications on play store like the bluelight filter for Eye Care and Darker, which could help to filter the harmful light and provides a free eye straining smartphone use.
2. The lesser you spend on the digital screen like computers, laptops or smartphones, more healthy and fresh the eye is.
3. An eye friendly diet: Egg Yolks, spinach, broccoli and green leafy vegetables contains Lutein and zeaxanthin, which are very important nutrients that prevent macular degeneration and cataracts, they are also good at filtering blue light from damaging your eyes
4. A good nap at the night will do wonders to your eyes after a long stress office hour or straight hours of a smartphone usage. Sleep gives rest to your eyes and provides room for recovery from any damage done during the day.