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What All Smartphone Users Should Know

If you look around, you will probably discover that pretty much everybody is using mobile devices. In truth, these devices are wonderful, because they let us stay connected no matter where we are. Nevertheless as handheld devices are made with small screens, a lot of users tend to hold their smartphones a lot closer than they hold printed materials. Reading off handheld devices can often lead to a whole set of problems for your eyes.

Small text and images require your eyes to work much harder just to see clearly. Over time, this has been found to cause difficulty with focus and vision, especially if you already use vision correction, like glasses or lenses. Specialists say that when glasses-wearing individuals have a lot of small screen time, the eyes have an even harder time correcting for distance. Eventually, these challenges can result in eyestrain and headaches.

In addition to this, more time looking at your small screen can make you blink less, and that can cause dry eyes and blurry vision.

But we can't all just stop using our phones. So what's the solution? In order to stop eyestrain and blurred vision caused by our smartphones and tablets, it's best to make the text bigger, and keep the screen further away from your face. And try not to use your phone too much! If you've been on it a while, allow your eyes to have a rest. If you still experience eyestrain, you might need glasses specifically made to help you focus up close. You've only got one pair of eyes. Treat them well.

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