My eyes get tired when using a computer

Do any of these situations sound familiar?

  • I don’t have trouble reading small print, however when I use a computer, my eyes get tired easily.

  • After using a computer for a few hours, it gets so difficult to focus that I often feel my eyes tear up.

  • I need to look at screens all day for work. When I come back home in the evening, I feel exhausted.

Using a computer asks a lot of your eyes.

By spending hours each day in front of a computer screen, it’s common to experience digital eye strain. Your eyes need to constantly readjust their position to maintain focus on your screen, which can put stress on your eye’s muscles. Over time, this can cause muscular fatigue and irritation.

Unlike printed paper, screen images are made of tiny dots. The eye strains to focus on these dots and rebuild a continuous image. Modern screens are now lit by LED, a technology which contains a lot of blue light that is easily scattered and reduces contrast. It can cause eyes to blink less and become irritated.

If you have existing vision conditions such as uncorrected refractive error, the use of digital devices can intensify your discomfort. If you use a computer or other digital devices extensively, it’s important to have your vision checked regularly by a professional so you can choose lenses that give the sharpest possible vision.

The Nikon lenses that fit your needs.

Visit your optician to make sure that you do not suffer from presbyopia, a common age-related condition that makes it difficult to see clearly up close. If your problem is simply eye fatigue, Nikon Relaxsee Neo lenses can offer some much-needed relief.

Relaxsee Neo

Specially developed for screen users, and anyone experiences eye strain. This lens is recommended if you spend more than one hour per day in front of a screen.


SeeCoat Blue Premium UV

Available as an option on all Nikon lenses, SeeCoat Blue Premium UV protects your eyes from the strong blue light rays emitted by modern screens.

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