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Computer Glasses: A Millennial Game Changer

Computer Glasses: A Millennial Game Changer

I have been wearing my computer glasses for two weeks now and I am never going back. 

As a writer and editor for the past year, I have been working in front of a computer screen for at least 9 hours a day. I then go home and proceed to watch television and spend an embarrassing amount of time looking at my phone (sometimes WHILE I'm watching tv). Now while I have made great strides in limiting my tech use I still found that at around 1PM every work day, my vision would start playing tricks on me and I would more often than not get a headache. 

It took me a good ten months to realize that what I was suffering from was eye strain *facepalm* - I could have saved myself SO many squints and Advil consumption. If I get premature crows feet from this I'm going to be pissed! Anyway, back to my point. I finally got my eyes checked and while my vision is great, what I needed were lenses that blocked a significant portion of the blue UV light that is emitted from screens as well as glare reduction.  

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For anyone under the age of 40 (so basically millennials), Computer Vision Syndrome is a thing. Getting myself these glasses was a necessity, and I am so glad I did. From the very first day I found that my vision wasn't getting blurry and I didn't get a headache. I gave it a few more days before being really impressed since it could have been just a fluke. But NO! Two weeks later and my vision is not blurry and I haven't had a single headache. The only thing I do have to complain about is getting used to wearing glasses, but that's just between me and the bridge of my nose. 

- Conclusion -

If you're experiencing the symptoms of eye strain (blurry vision, headaches, and sensitivity to light), do yourself a favor and get computer glasses. They don't have to be an expensive pair if you're on a tight budget, but they will save you from so much discomfort throughout the day, not to mention they'll make you look like 60% smarter - don't pretend like you didn't want glasses, we all know we have this thing about looking like a sexy school teacher with them on. 

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