How to Keep your Eyes Healthy While Continuously Working on Screens


Computers, laptops and other smart digital screen devices have brought so many enhancements into our lives. Nowadays while studying or working, most of us spend several hours in front of screens. If you spend a major part of a day in front of a screen, your eyes get itchy, dry and tired. It can harm your sight. If you feel your eyes get dry, fatigued and irritated then you have Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). In this article we can discuss Eyes, How to keep our eyes healthy and herbal treatments to maintain healthy eyes.


Computer Vision Syndrome is also known as Digital eye strain. It is the manual eye discomfort due to spending two or more hours in front of the screen. While working on screen our eyes constantly focus and refocus. After reading words on screen, our eyes move back. While working our eyes switch between computer and document. At that time the eye responds to swapping images on the screen. This task puts so much strain on our eye muscles. At the age of 40, our focus on near and far objects will diminish. Digital eye strain affects both kids and adults. Children spend most of their time in front of the screen. This screen addiction of children may retard the development of eyesight.

Weak Eyesight

The Common Symptoms of Digital Eye Strain Effect are

  • Blurred vision due to screen glare
  • Double vision
  • Dry, irritated and itchy eyes staring at the bright backlight of the screen for a long period
  • General fatigue staring at small fonts
  • Back and Neck pain when the screen is not positioned properly
  • Headache from repeated eye strain
  • Redness in the eyes
  • Light sensitivity increased

Here Few Tips to Maintain Healthy Eyes while Continuously Working on Screen

1. Accommodate the Height of Screen

Adjust the height of the screen accordingly to maximize eye comfort. Adjust the screen in that way the top of the screen should be in a straight line to our sight.

2. Modify the Display Setting of the Screen

Modify the display setting to decrease the eye strain and fatigue. Adjust the brightness with the brightness of the surrounding workstation. It is beneficial to lower down the eye strain and eye fatigue.

3. Eye Examination

Eyes of that person who works on the computer must be examined once in a year. Measure the distance between the screen and eyes and inform the ophthalmologist.

4. Color Temperature

The blue light has shorter wavelengths. The blue light causes more strain to the eyes as compared to orange and red color. These colors have longer wavelengths. Decrease the color temperature of the screen; this will decrease the blue light of the screen. It helps to lower down the eye strain.

5. Much Deserved Break During Work

During working on screen give them a break of 20 seconds after every 20 minutes.

6. Eye Blink

Blinking is responsible for the moistening of our eyes. It helps to prevent eyes from dryness and irritation. Slow down the process of blinking. It is beneficial for the wetting of eyes.

7. Use of Computer Glasses

It is the eyewear that is used during screen work. It helps eyes to focus well on the computer. It is used to reduce eye strain and glare.

8. Use of Vitamins

Always consume that type of food which is rich in Vitamins A. Vitamin A rich food items are, egg yolk, milk, butter, cheese etc. this keeps your vision sharp and clear.

Ayurvedic Aspect

The main and basic treatment of Ayurveda is Nidana parivarjana. If one is having too much strain or discomfort in eyes while working on the screen he must give proper rest to the eyes by changing the job or by not having continuous exposure to the screen.

Other Things That Can Help in Reducing Strain

  • Application of Anjana (Medicated Eye application) Acharyas had described many types of Anjana both for daily use of a healthy person or for weekly use. Regular use of Anjana (Medicated kajal) is recommended to maintain optimum function of the eye.
  • Avoidance of causative factors for eye disorders
  • Use of herbs such as Amlaki (Emblica officinalis), Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera), Brahmi (Bacopa Monnieri), Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) etc.
  • Adequate amount of sleep is necessary.

Excess intake of spicy and salty foods, excessive intake of carbonated beverages, eating at night, sudden change in temperature, such as swimming in cold water on a hot day, excessive crying, sleeping on a pillow too high or too low, excessive anger or grief is the main reason for eye disorder.


Planet Ayurveda provides 100% natural products that are fully safe and pure. These products are free from starch, yeast, binders, and fillers. These products are also free from chemicals, parabens, additives, colors etc. All the herbs used in the formulation of these products are explained in ancient Ayurveda texts.

Our Experts Provide Herbal Medications to Maintain Healthy Eyes.

  1. Angel Eye Vitale Capsules
  2. Bilberry Capsules
  3. Amalaki Rasayan
  4. Brahmi Chayawanprash

How to keep your Eyes Healthy

How to keep your Eyes Healthy

Product Description

1. Angel Eye Vitale Capsules

Angel eye vital capsules are the capsules that are rich in vitamins and minerals. The main ingredients are vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, beta carotene, zeaxanthin, astaxanthin, zinc, copper, lutein, and bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). All these ingredients provide actual nutrition to the eyes. Ingredients used in the formulation of this product are very efficacious in the treatment of many eye related diseases.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily, with plain water, after meals.

2. Bilberry Capsules

These soft gel capsules are formulated with the extract of Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry). The extract is rich in Anthocyanins. In World War 2, to improve the sight of Air force pilots, Bilberry jam was given. It is beneficial for several eye diseases and poor vision.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily, with plain water, after meals.

3. Amalaki Rasayan

Amalaki Rasayan is made up of the extract of Amla (Emblica officinalis) fruit pulp. This product is the richest source of Vitamin c. It is a super antioxidant. According to Ayurveda, Amla is beneficial to increase the Alochaka Pitta, which controls eyesight. It is helpful for strengthening the eyes.

Dosage: 1-2 capsule twice daily, with plain water, after meals

4. Brahmi Chayawanprash

It is prepared with the combination of more than 25 herbs. Some of those are Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera), Brahmi (Bacopa Monnieri), Nagarmotha (Cyperus Rotundus), Bhoomi Amla (Phyllanthus Niruri) etc. Brahmi Chayawanprash acts as a wonderful eye tonic. It is used in the treatments of several eye problems.

Dosage:  2-3 teaspoonful, twice to thrice daily after meals, preferably with milk.

Application of Cow Ghee in Temple (part of face)

Regular head massage, specifically the temple of the face, will help in improving the blood circulation around the area and relaxing the muscle necessary for maintaining the perfect vision and also it will stimulate the lacrimal gland of the eye (tear gland). Use of cow’s ghee is highly recommended for the above purpose. According to Ayurveda the ghee has the property of quenching aggravated Vata and Pitta dosha. Thus it is beneficial for maintaining the optimum health of eyes.


In this article, we have got enough idea what to do and what to not in order to protect our eyes from the damage caused by regular use of screens. Thus by adapting these lifestyle modifications and with the regular use of above mentioned herbal supplements. We can enhance the normal functioning of the eye for a longer duration.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit

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