Could Night Shift Boost the Eye Health of iPhone Users?

Could Night Shift Boost the Eye Health of iPhone Users?

Earlier this year, Apple gave iPhone and iPad users a big treat in the form of Night Shift, a new software feature which should, by reducing the blue light emitted by the device’s display, encourage better sleep.

It appears to have scientific backing, but there’s another question that has been comparatively overlooked: could Night Shift also mean better news for eye health?

How you can play around with Night Shift

Night Shift is available on all Apple devices running at least iOS 9.3 and released in 2013 or later; so, that’s all iPhones from the iPhone 5S onward

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Red Eyes and Bloodshot Eyes: What Are the Causes?

Red eyes or bloodshot eyes can be extremely worrying, especially if it comes on all of a sudden. Many health experts tell us that the whites of our eyes can often be indicators of the health issues with our livers – so it can be a scary prospect when you see redness or discolouration when you look in the mirror. But most of the time, redness in the eye is just a minor condition. Here are some of the causes of eye redness and bloodshot eyes but if the symptoms don’t improve, it’s important to book an appointment to see your GP.

Painless Red Eye: Conditions & Causes

Redness in the eye that doesn’t hurt is usually

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Drivers 4 Times More Likely to Have Accident When Not Wearing Glasses Driving

Have you been caught without specs behind the wheel? If you have, then it could spell danger for some drivers as a study finds motorists were more likely to have an accident if they didn’t wear their glasses whilst driving, increasing the risk as much as four times.

According to the recent study by insurance providers Direct Line, nearly 20 percent of just over 2,000 motorists had experienced a crash in the last two years, with this figure jumping to nearly 70 percent for those individuals who choose not to wear glasses.

The issues may be greater to drivers not having a regular

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Eye Fatigue: Causes, Symptoms and Things You Can Do to Relieve It

Eye fatigue is a very common problem and it’s something that so many of us live with day-to-day. Eye fatigue or eye strain can happen at any time of day but particularly at night when you’ve had a long day at work and your eyes are in need of rest. Generally, eye fatigue is not something that most of us need to worry about; there are many things we can do to help prevent, reduce and eliminate the problems of eye strain and most people will find it easy to manage their symptoms.

But sometimes, eye fatigue can be a sign of bigger underlying problems. For instance, if you have extreme

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5 Amazing Hacks to Stop Your Glasses from Slipping Down

From one glasses wearer to another, there really is nothing worse than your glasses slipping down your face when your working on a computer, reading a book, walking the dog or driving – right?

There’s nothing more irritating than having to press your index finger against the bridge of your specs every 30 seconds when you’d much rather concentrate on the task at hand – right? As a woman (sorry men), we know how to multi-task and there’s no disputing that we rock at it. But that doesn’t mean that we enjoy it. Multi-tasking is fine if it’s a necessity

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5 Steps to Improve Your Computer Work Space (for Better Eye Health)

Computer related eye strain is a growing problem amongst our generation. With more and more people working with digital technology everyday, it’s important that we consider the best ways to improve our workspace and work desk area. Whether you’re regularly using desktop computers, laptops, tablets or smartphones, using these types of screens for intense periods of time can cause eye fatigue and eye strain. The symptoms of eye fatigue and eye strain include tired and sore eyes, pain and discomfort, dry eyes, watery eyes, and itching sensation or even burning. To reduce the risk of

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How Your Eyes Can Tell You Things About Your Liver: 4 Clues on Liver Health

They say that your eyes are the window to your soul…..but did you know that your eyes can actually reveal a lot about your overall health too? Directly linked to your liver, there are a number of ways that you can detect health problems just by looking at your eyes. On a very basic level, a healthy liver = healthy eyes and here are 4 tell tale signs to look out for when trying to detect potential liver problems.

1. Look at the Whites of Your Eyes

The whites of your eyes should be a healthy off white colour. Not everyone is born with that sparkling, youthful look but if you have yellowing around the eyeballs then you could

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