Understanding eye fatigue

Just as constant activity makes our bodies tired, our eyes are no different.

Sometimes, vision difficulties aren’t caused by a permanent condition of the eye. Instead, these problems are caused by excessive use of vision, resulting in eye fatigue. Our modern lives include practically nonstop usage of smartphones, computers and similar devices – and that takes a toll on our eyes.

The natural autofocus system of the eye that we use for near vision is based on muscular effort. Eye fatigue is primarily a muscular fatigue that happens when we have trouble seeing at near-distance activities such as reading and computer use.

To learn more about computer vision, read about the impact of smartphones and computers on your eyes.

To ease eye fatigue, you can wear eyeglass lenses that feature a prescription with a positive power. This will help give some relief to the eye’s autofocus system.

Nikon has been a pioneer in the area of eye fatigue, offering lenses that bring relief and reduce strain and overall impact on the eye.

The best eyewear lenses are different depending on your needs.
Visit an eyecare professional and ask about the best lens for you.

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