It's no secret that we spend more than six hours a day on average staring at digital screens. But what's lesser known is the toll it can take on our eyes. Read on for the ailments too much screen-staring can cause (turns out, "Computer Vision Syndrome" is a thing), then discover some tips to protect your peepers.
Then, er, maybe shut down the computer and go outside for a bit.
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