DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

– Nearly 1 in 4 children are on digital devices 3 or more hours per day
– Just over one in 5 parents are concerned about the harmful impact on their developing eyes-
– And nearly 1 in 3 parents who are concerned do NOT limit time on devices

Here is what you need to know*:

– School text books are rapidly moving to tablets

– 72.5% of adults are unaware of the potential dangers of blue light to the eyes

– 61% of adults experience eye strain due to prolonged use of electronic devices

– 2 in 5 Millennials spends at least 9 hours per day on digital devices.

Today’s gadgets and devices are placing demands on your young patients’ eyes which they are not equipped to handle. The benefits of technology have a downside, especially eye fatigue brought on by stress to the accommodative system. This stress leads to headaches, blurred vision and other related chronic discomfort.

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