6 Eyeball Exercises for People Who Stare at the Computer All Day

Amanda Montell

Once or twice a week, I come home after a long day of staring at a computer screen, flop down on the couch, and declare once and for all that I am going blind. After 12 hours of Googling and typing, my pitiful eyeballs feel sore, thirsty, and ready for a long reprieve.

Except they never get it. Because within 10 minutes of coming home, I’m back on my phone, scrolling through Instagram and YouTube. I’m a technology addict, and I can feel my eyes paying for it. 

But how bad is the computer for our eyes, really? What’s happening to cause our eyeballs to throb so badly at the end of each day? And what can we do to stop it?

Do you stare at a computer screen all day? Keep scrolling for six eye doctor-approved tips!

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