Is There a Connection Between Smartphones and Eye Strain?

We probably all heard this one as a kid: “Don’t sit too close to the TV or you’ll strain your eyes!” Now fast forward to the age of smartphones, and everyone is constantly looking at a screen that’s only a few inches away from their eyes.

Tips on Preventing Eye Strain

If you spend a lot of time staring at a computer screen, you may experience eye strain. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers these recommendations for preventing computer induced eye strain: Minimize glare. Schedule frequent breaks. Keep the screen clean. Position the monitor slightly further away than you hold reading materials. Keep reference […]