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Understanding Screen Eyes

What is screen eyes?

Screen eyes is that uncomfortable dry feeling in your eyes, that you get from looking at screens for a long period of time. This is because, when you stare at screens you blink up to 60% less, reducing the spread of tears across your eye, leading to damage to the protective layer of your eye.

What are the symptoms?

Those suffering from screen eyes often describe their eyes' symptoms as dry, sore, watery, tired, gritty, irritated or with temporary blurred vision.

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Tips to relieve your Screen Dry Eyes

How to Relieve Screen Eyes

How can Actimist help my Screen Dry Eyes?

Optrex has created Actimist 2in1 Eye Spray, to help reset your Screen Eyes. It's been specially designed to rebalance your eyes' natural moisture loss with your blink.

How does it work?

Hold Actimist Spray 10cm from your closed eyelid and spray directly onto closed eyes, so that it can work with your blink, to restore your eye's protective layer balance.

Actimist calms and soothes dry eyes, leaving them feeling refreshed, so you can get straight back to your daily activities, knowing that your eyes are taken care of.

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Want to understand more about Optrex Actimist 2in1 Eye spray for dry and irritated eyes?

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More tips:

  • If you work at a computer take regular breaks and blink as often as you can.
  • If possible try turning the heating or air con down a bit to avoid drying out your eyes.
  • Try to keep your workplace well ventilated. If this is difficult then keep a bowl of water nearby (preferably by the heater if it's on) to increase the humidity in the room.
  • Try applying a warm compress to the eyes to help stimulate the tear ducts to produce more tears.

*dry eyes caused by prolonged staring at screens

**dry eyes due to disturbed lipid layer of the tear film

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*Due to disturbed lipid layer of the tear film

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