In this decade, the majority of us spend a large amount of time with our eyes glued to one type of screen or another. Regardless of age, our eyes are glued to our computers, our tvs, and our phones. The large amount of exposure to such an intense amount of light can contribute to headaches, migraines, eye strain and overall discomfort. So, how exactly can this be avoided? If you haven’t heard of bias lighting, you will now.
According to howtogeek.com, what you need to understand about how bias lighting can affect your eyes while watching television is that your eyes work on a system of averages. Essentially, your eyes dilate in accordance to the entire scene of what you’re viewing as opposed to a specific point you focus on. If you’re the type of TV watcher who likes to watch with all the lights turned off, you’re staring at a brightly illuminated screen in the dark, meaning that the stark contrast between bright and dark can contribute to eye strain.
How exactly can we alleviate the pain and discomfort that seem to come with our most essential daily activities? In the article above, howtogeek.com gives many different solutions that will be able to improve your day and save you some strain. By creating what I like to call a “light shield” behind and around your TV or computer with approximately the light temperature of 6500K, you won’t feel as if your screen is burning a hole into your eyes. Not only will your eyes thank you, your computer or TV will thank you, extending the life of their backlight mechanism. It’s a win win!
An easy solution to this problem is the ilumi Smartstrip and installing right behind my TV and monitor, which illuminates the surroundings at just the right amount of light not only to save myself from fatigue, but also to make what I’m looking at look richer and with more contrast as opposed to the darkness or simple house lighting. With a creative mind and a large amount of potential, there are limitless possibilities with the ilumi Smartstrip. Being a fun product with practical applications that help enrich and improve your lifestyle, it’s an easy decision with a huge added benefit.
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