Four Pro Tips for reading with contact lenses !

There is no other happiness than turning the real pages of books, reading is one of the biggest joys of life. Many of us like reading on a daily basis either on a book or on digital devices like iPad, Laptop or Phone. But while reading you need to make sure that you are not cut short by contact lenses. Moreover, you need to be careful that you aren’t putting much stress or strain on your eyes while reading.

Here are some tips for you, if you are one of the vivid readers –

Wearing correct contact lenses – It’s quite important to ensure that you are wearing lenses correctly as per the correct prescription not only at reading but in the day to day activities. Not wearing your lenses properly can cause strain to your eyes and can decipher blurred vision. It is recommended that you should visit your doctor twice in a year for better visibility if you have doubts about wearing corrective lenses or not.

Regular breaks from reading – You might feel fatigue if you are reading for a longer duration of time, which can further lead to a serious issue. Therefore, you need to take regular breaks from reading while reading which will provide your eyes some rest. After the completion of one chapter, put your book down and walk around the verandah or house; this will provide relaxation to your eyes.

Hold book at correct eye level – Correct angle needs to be maintained while reading so to avoid the strain on your eyes, which will potentially cause some discomfort if done for a longer duration. Keep your book at correct eye level so your eyes feel free from one page to another.

Blink your eyes – Blink your eyes while reading, not blinking will dehydrate your eyes leading to irritation. Contact lens wearers find that their lenses dry out if forgot to blink. 20-20-20 rule needs to be followed to keep eyes fresh and healthy. It means, that every 20 minutes you should take a 20-second break and look at something which is at 20 feet away. This will give your eyes to rehydrate and adjust the blink rate.

These are some simple tips, to follow for contact lens wearers while reading a book. Top tips to keep your eyes healthy, I hope you will remember the next time you hit the book.


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