Working on the laptop all day? Try this one exercise regularly to avoid eye strain – Times Now

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New Delhi: The coronavirus pandemic led to lockdowns all around the world, as social distancing and staying at home became absolutely necessary to flatten the curve. As most workplaces were shut and people worked from home, the lines between working hours and non-working hours started to blur, so much so, that some people found themselves working for way longer than they are actually supposed to.

Apart from hampering personal and social life and disturbing the work-life balance, working on the laptops for long hours, almost the entire day has also led to significant damage to the eyes. Screen-time was already a matter of concern, even before the pandemic, but with nothing to do except work or look at your phone or TV, people's eyes seem to be suffering.

Experts suggest that certain exercises can help to keep your eyes healthy. While there is no scientific evidence that suggests that exercises can reduce the risk of weak eyes, it sure can reduce strain and stress, and may also delay the process. A healthy, balanced diet must also accompany these exercises, and one must make a conscious effort to reduce screen-time and give proper rest to the eyes. It is also important to wear your contact lenses or glasses if you have been prescribed their use, and also get your eyes tested periodically.

This exercise can be done while sitting, and in fact, can be a good break from your work and constantly looking at the laptop. To perform this exercise -

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Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a professional healthcare provider if you have any specific questions about any medical matter.

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