With significant increases in daily screen time, the impact of such exposure on eye health, and from blue light exposure in particular, has gained increased interest in recent years. Numerous questions surround the potential implications of digital device use on eye health. In this article, the effects of digital device use specific to the eye will be discussed, as well as the role of the optometrist in educating patients on the risks of digital device exposure and mitigation strategies.
By Lisa Ostrin, OD, PhD
Review of Optometry CE, January 2022
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