Tired Eyes – level 2

06-05-2020 15:00

People are spending a lot of time in front of their TVs and computers. The reason is the coronavirus, which makes people stay at home.

Experts say that more screen time can make our eyes tired. When we stay too close to the screen, we do not blink so often. We miss 2 – 3 blinks every minute, which makes 120 – 180 blinks in one hour. Our eyes get dry and red, we cannot see well, and we can have headaches.

There is a 20-20-20 rule that can help our eyes. When we look at a screen for 20 minutes, we should take a break and look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. It is also possible to buy reading glasses or eye drops at a drugstore to help our eyes.

Difficult words: screen time (the time that people spend in front of a PC or TV), blink (to shut and open the eyes quickly), eye drops (a kind of liquid medicine that people put in their eyes).

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