The Conexus Blink 20 program aims to fight digital eye strain and vision problems related to increased screen time.
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Increased screen time can cause eye strain, irritation, and discomfort. It may also cause or increase myopia (nearsightedness).
Digital eye strain has been evolving as a significant problem. Addressing COVID-19 with virtual and hybrid learning models has hastened the problem significantly. As school divisions increase the time required on laptops and other devices, students and teachers are at risk.
Aside from limiting screen time to only what is necessary, there are four main approaches to reducing digital eye strain and damage to your vision:
Distance (Work Area Setup)
Be Sure to Blink
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Conexus recommends regular eye exams for adults and children, as recommended by your selected eyecare professional. If your child has any of the indicators listed above, it is especially important to take him or her to an eye doctor. S/he may have an uncorrected vision problem or may need additional help reducing eye strain caused by increased computer usage.
Conexus Blink 20 is made possible by support from the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond’s COVID-19 Response Fund
Information compiled from American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Optometric Association.