Opticians and researchers say those who are addicted to smartphones may have a chance of getting affected with severe eye problems. If you're one among them, then make sure you take this warning seriously.
A report suggests that an excessive use of smartphones will put us at greater risk of mascular degeneration, the main cause of blindness. Staring at smartphones or tablets - for long can lead to stress on the eyes.
Of course, this will also directly affect your performance at workplace. Well, getting your eyes tested regularly and take regular breaks from devices could help to reduce stress on your eyes.
But, more importantly, you can minimize eye strain by following these five tips will help you stay fit and healthy. Here are some tips to help you look after your eyes, in a better way.
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Adjust Smartphone Brightness
Even though smartphone screens are so much better with higher resolution displays, but they causes eye strain. To eliminate the core issue, all you need to go to smartphone settings and adjust your handset's display.
Adjust text size and contrast
By adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size can prove beneficial. It makes it easier to read emails, messages, websites and texts.
Buy Anti-reflective Coating
If your smartphone's display doesn't come with an anti-reflective coating, then you need to buy it separately. Anti-reflective screen protectors come cheap, and can be purchased through your nearby local mobile stores.
Frequent short breaks from your smartphone's screen can heal the damage to a certain extent. Try holding your handset at least 15-inches away from your eyes to give your eyes some rest.
Keep your smartphone screen clean
This is perhaps the most easy and effective way to save your eyes. Yes, you heard it right! A clean screen will give you a better view of texts displayed on the screen. However, it's advisable to use a microfiber cloth and gently wipe the display in small circular motion.