Because you’re not getting off your phone anytime soon.
Blink a few times. Feel better? If you’ve been home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, your eyes are probably bone-dry from looking at a computer or phone screen all day.
The obvious solution to this very preventable problem is to stop looking at screens. But for many, especially those working from home or attending online classes, reducing screen time is easier said than done.
That’s without even mentioning how screens have become a primary mode of socializing and keeping spirits up during these uncertain times. If Zoom calls and Netflix marathons are part of your self-care regimen, taking care of one’s ocular health may seem like a secondary concern.
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