Tips to protect eyes when using smartphone in bed

protect eyes when using smartphone in bed

Smartphone is one of the most important necessities for most users nowadays. Before falling in sleep, using smartphone in bed is a common frame shown in most bedrooms.

women use smartphone in bed

Recently, studies show that using electronic products in bed is harmful to human body. The bright screen will stimulate eyes in dark, which make eyes easier to get tired, and long-time concentration increases the risk of dry eyes. It also reduces sleep quality and causes problems of cervical and lumbar vertebrae. But, for many people, it is still so hard to get away from smartphones in bed. Therefore, in order to protect eyes, tips are needed to keep in mind when using smartphone at night.

bright screen hurt eyes in dark

Reduce screen luminance and night mode is better

Bright screen will make your eyes tired quickly. When using smartphone in dark, changing the browser or reader to night mode and try your best to reduce the screen luminance will help a lot. On the other hand, cool-toned is better than warm-toned color and you should be careful about color differences, such as black and white, which hurt eyes most.

open night model when using smartphone in dark

Lie flat is the best way

Lying on one side gives the highest pressure to your eyes and causes vision deviation between left and right, while lying prostrate affects blood circulation in elbows and brain and make it hard to fall in sleep. Lying flat is the best way to comfort each part of your body except arms. You can use quilts or pillows to help your elbows, or release your arm and hold your device by an EasyAcc Multi-Angle Lazy Mount

lying flat and reduce the screen light in dark

Turn a light on at night

There is a high contrast between dark environment and bright screen, which will make eyes tired. Under the situation, eye specialists indicated that spasm of aceommodatio, a short-time blurred vision, may occur. So, it is better to turn on a light when using smartphone at night.

turn on a light in dark

There is something that people who using smartphone for a long time should be aware of. First of all, keep the distance between eyes and smartphone from 10 to 15 inches. Secondly, do not continue to use smartphone longer than a half hour. Thirdly, when feel tired, close your eyes or look into the distance.

What should still need to be reminded is that using smartphone before sleep may cause blindness. So, why not just say good night to your family and fall in sleep for tomorrow?

 

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