Currently, the smartphones are the one stop solution for information management, mobile calls, email sending, and Internet access. Nowadays even a common man/woman can afford smartphones and this increase in availability have led to a vital smartphone necessity among many users.
As we depend on our mobile, we stare at smartphones more that 100 times a day and such that it can bring a range of eye issues including -- headaches, sore eyes, dry eye, and blurred vision, As per the recent studies, usage of smartphone/tablet is harmful to our body.
The bright blue light from the screen will stimulate your eyes in the darkness, which makes you tired and reduces the sleep quality. Even after, the warning, it is still hard to get away with this habit for many. In order to protect your eyes, we have come up with the list of tips that you can keep in mind while using a smartphone at night.
While using your device, blink more often! Blinking keeps your eyes moist and reduces irritation. Make sure that you keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes.
The bright screen can make your eyes tired. If you are using a smartphone at night, make sure you reduce the brightness of your display. Otherwise, enable the Night Mode in your smartphone.
Currently, most of the smartphone comes with Corning Gorilla Glass that acts as Anti-Glaring properties. If not, you can buy an anti-reflection coating that costs around Rs. 150 to Rs. 300. Using this can reduce the caustic glares that are harmful to your eyes.
Optimize your text size and color
If the text in your smartphone is displayed too small, there are chances that your eyes might get strained. You can go to settings and can adjust the size and color of the text which makes it comfortable for the eyes.
Hold you smartphone at least 16 to 18 inches away
As per the studies, most of the people tend to hold their smartphone about 8 inches away from their face. The optimal position to hold your device is 16 to 18-inches away from the face.