Living Well How to protect your eyes

Too much screen time?

Prolonged use of digital devices can cause blurred vision, tired eyes and headaches, say ophthalmologists

Marketing executive Shushannah Lee started having blurry vision and eye fatigue during the circuit breaker.

She would use her laptop for eight to 12 hours a day while working from home, and in between those hours, she would also use her mobile phone. On weekends, she would unwind by binge-watching Netflix on television for 10 hours.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 16, 2020, with the headline 'Too much screen time?'. Subscribe