Say Goodbye to Eye Fatigue

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Say Goodbye to Eye Fatigue

Are you currently plagued by the discomfort of tired eyes? It's a widespread issue that affects individuals of all ages, from adults to children. Whether it arises from prolonged exposure to computer screens, reading under inadequate lighting conditions, or insufficient sleep, the strain on your eyes can be both distressing and agonizing. Symptoms like dryness, irritation, and blurred vision often accompany this condition. Given these circumstances, we highly recommend seeking the expert assistance of a specialist to alleviate the fatigue your eyes are experiencing.

How to prevent tired eyes?

Here are some solutions to help prevent tired eyes.

  • Digital Eye Strain Solutions: a range of other solutions to help relieve tired eyes is available at your nearest optician. For example, blue light glasses designed to reduce eye strain when using digital devices can definitely be a good option. These lenses block harmful blue light and reduce glare, making it easier to work on your computer or smartphone for long periods of time.

  • Reading glasses: can be a great solution for people who experience eye strain and fatigue when doing close-up work. Whether you're reading a book, working on a crossword puzzle, or doing some needlework, reading glasses can make it easier on your eyes. As we age, our eyes may have trouble focusing on close-up objects, such as when reading or working on crafts. This condition is called presbyopia, and it's a natural part of the aging process. Reading glasses can help correct this problem by providing magnification for close-up work.

  • Eye drops: if you're experiencing dry, irritated eyes, eye drops are also recommended. These drops lubricate your eyes and provide relief from dryness and irritation. There are a variety of different types of eye drops available, so it's important to speak with your local optician to find the right ones for your needs.

  • Adjust your lighting: poor lighting can contribute to eye strain, so it's important to make sure you have adequate lighting when doing close-up work. Try to avoid working in overly bright or dim environments, and position your lighting so it's not directly in your line of sight.

  • Take breaks: it's important to take breaks throughout the day to rest your eyes. If you're spending a lot of time in front of a screen, try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and look at something 20 feet away. This can help reduce eye strain and fatigue.

  • Blink more often: staring at a screen for long periods of time can cause you to blink less frequently, which can contribute to dry, tired eyes. Make a conscious effort to blink more often, or try using lubricating eye drops to keep your eyes moist.

  • Maintain good eye hygiene: good eye hygiene can help prevent eye infections and other issues that can contribute to eye fatigue. This includes washing your hands before touching your eyes, avoiding sharing makeup or eye drops with others, and removing your contact lenses before going to bed.

  • Getting more sleep: another common cause of tired eyes is simply not getting enough sleep. When you're sleep-deprived, your body produces more of the stress hormone cortisol, which can lead to inflammation and other issues that can affect your eyes. Getting more sleep can help you reduce eye fatigue.

How can Eye Emporium Help?

Tired eyes are a very common problem that can be caused by a variety of factors. Whether it's from digital eye strain, reading in poor lighting, or simply not getting enough sleep, Eye Emporium opticians in London can help you find a solution. The first step is to schedule an eye test with your local Eye Emporium optician, which can help identify any underlying issues that may be contributing to your tired eyes. From there, Eye Emporium can recommend a range of solutions, including reading glasses, computer glasses, and eye drops. Book your eye test online today or call us today and start experiencing relief from tired eyes.


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