Long hours in front of the computer screen or other electronic devices can take a toll on your eye muscles, leading to digital eye strain or computer vision syndrome. You might suddenly feel a burning sensation, and your eyes become reddish and water easily. Other symptoms include blurry or double vision, sensitivity to light and headaches.
It’s a common problem in Singapore as most of us are typically glued to one kind of screen, whether it’s the office computer or our handphones, tablets and TVs. Try one (or all) of the following techniques to help alleviate the discomfort and refresh tired eyes: