ok you are thinking why i used you in how to protect your eyes from screen|blue light | PC |mobile above line that is because my eyes are already f*cked up.so let’s cure your eyes and discuss about how to save your eyes from screen of laptop,pc and mobiles
How to protect eyes from Blue Light?
- you can use the rule of three times twenty means that after every twenty minutes look far away at twenty meters for twenty seconds.
- when you are using your laptop or phone try to sit in the place where there is no light source which is producing glare in your screen. glare produce more stress in our eyes.
- when you are reading something in your computer or mobile screen try to blink your eyes consistently so that your eyes won’t strain.
- try to wear computer glasses every time you use your computer or mobile phone.
- try to sit with straight spine and straight neck and also keep your computer or mobile screen in the level of your eyes.
how blue light affects eyes
we all knows that our mobile,laptop and every screen emits blue light which is very dangerous to our eye retina blue light can damage light-sensitive cells in the retina.This causes changes that resemble those of macular degeneration, which leads to permanent loss of vision.
since, now we know that we have to get rid of excess of blue light to save our eyesight so how we can?
-the answer is by installing blue light filter apps and software we can deal with it
what does blue light filter app do?
till now we know that there is a thing known as blue light exist on the screen of your mobile and computer also that blue light harms our eye and can leads to sleep disorder so for protecting against it developers developed some apps or software which can reduce this blur light from our mobile and computers screen so all these things are done by blue light filter apps
Blue Light Filter For Android
if you are using an android phone there is a stronger chance that your phone inbuilt has a feature of blue light filter may be named as somewhat like night filter or night shift just check out your whole phone setting may be you can find it
and if you won’t find one there are many good blue light filter which are available on Google Play Store for free go there and install any on i have used a App called Blue Light Filter – Night Mode, Night Shift just search for it on your Google play store app and you will find it.
Blue Light Filter For iOS
for especially iOS apple has included a feature known as “Night Shift” and also this feature is available in all their devices iOS version 9.3 or newer that means you don’t need install any other application for using Blue Light Filter on your IOS device
To turn on blue light filter on IOS follow these steps
- open settings.
- now Tap on “display and Brightness”
- from their you can Turn ON the Night shift or Blue Light Filter.
you can also given it a time stamp for which you wanted to ON the night shift.
blue light filter for PC
blue light filter for windows 10
if you are using windows 10 then there is an inbuilt option given on windows 10 by which you can apply blue light filter to your PC.this “night light”
option helps us increase or decrease the intensity of of light from Warm temperature to cool temperature
if you want to reduce the intensity of blue light on your Windows 10 machine then slide the bar to the left side so that the Warmer temperature will be on your screen which will also reduce the Blue Light.
as the Microsoft has added the blue light filter Feature to their operating system similarly The Apple has also announced this feature on late 2017 which will help us to reduce the Blue Light on Mac.
Blue Light Filter for Mac
there is an inbuilt option by which you can enable Blue Light Filter on your Mac machine your just need to follow these steps-
follow these steps to setup Blue Light Filter for Mac
- open System preferences
- select Displays option from it
- click on Night Shift Tab
now you can customize the Blue Light Filter setting according to your and also you can setup the when you want the Night Shift or Blue Light filter to work.
Blue Light Filter app for PC
if you want some extra feature like wanted to set your intensity of screen by your location you should use this PC app which is available for Both windows and Mac that software name is F.Lux this is a good software which i personally use because i am not comfortable with the inbuilt PC night shift setting because those inbuilt feature really created strain on my eyes
so that’s why i started using F.Lux and i am good with this software
we conclude that use your phone or computer such that your eyes won’t produce strain and always use blue light filter app or eye protection app while using your phone or computer.
but never leave your phone 🙂
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