Why are our eyes red after reading from the computer screen?

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Dr Daphne Han


You must be suffering from digital eye strain. Red eyes means that they are either dry, inflamed or infected. Make sure to blink more often and be sure to get your eyes checked as well. As many people are only blinking halfway, I suspect that’s the most likely reason why your eyes are red – they are dry because you are not blinking completely.

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