How Increased Screen Time Can Be Harmful For Your Eyes

We’ve all spent a lot of time working from home during this pandemic. We’re constantly on our laptops, tablets, and cellphones. Have you noticed any changes in your eyes? We sat down with a Charlotte eye doctor who says increased screen time can be harmful to you. Optometrist Charlene Henderson joined us on QC@3 to tell us what new symptoms she’s been seeing since the pandemic began. Dr. Henderson says they’ve noticed a lot more eye fatigue and dry eyes. She says this is caused by not blinking enough and staring at a screen is really hard on your focusing muscles.  

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