The type of glasses you need can vary, depending on the activities you are engaged in. By considering the needs of your eyes throughout your day, you will be able to choose the correct pair which will not only improve your vision, but may also protect your eyes.
Feet Do Travel want to help you look after your eyes so you can continue living your dream life as a freelance writer. This is our guide to the best eye glasses for a digital nomad.
If you are experiencing headaches, blurred vision or you are squinting through hours of staring at a laptop screen or your phone, first and foremost you need to have an eye test. You may need to wear corrective lenses which doesn’t necessarily mean you have to wear glasses all day every day, but maybe during in low light or for prolonged use on your laptop.
If you need prescription eyeglasses, purchasing frames from EyeBuyDirect will give you many options to choose stylish glasses with an accurate prescription.
It is also a good idea to make sure your glasses have the specific coating to reduce the amount of blue light your eyes are exposed to. This light, most often from computer screen or mobile phone use, can potentially cause headaches, increase eye strain, and even prevent you from resting adequately. Therefore, this coating could have a very positive impact on your daily nomadic research and writing tasks.
As a traveller or digital nomad, and good pair of sunglasses are a must. Protecting your eyes while working from your terrace, beaches, ski resorts or when visiting new and exciting places is important. When purchasing a set of sunglasses, remember to check that they offer high UV protection, as rays from the sun and ultraviolet light can cause a number of problems for our bodies. Many people are aware of the increased risk of skin cancer and premature ageing the sun can cause, but you may not be aware of the damage which can occur in your eyes. Frequent, direct exposure to harsh light can lead to the early onset of cataracts, burn the eyes, leading to vision loss. It is as important to protect your eyes as you do for any other area of your body.
Whatever you are doing as a traveller, digital nomad or freelance writer, never underestimate the importance of glasses to protect your eyes generally. As a digital nomad myself living in a different country, I sometimes have to carry out tasks personally as I am not able to find a professional. Recent examples have been cutting wood or metal, so I always make sure I wear a pair of safety goggles. If you already wear glasses, you should be able to wear them underneath the goggles, alternatively you can splash out on a bespoke pair created for you which combines protection with your prescription.
It is very important to complete your work safely while reducing the likelihood of injuries, trust me on this! The smallest cut can easily become infected in tropical Countries.
You must look after your eyes in your daily working life, whether you are relaxing or performing lengthy screen work. Paying attention to these small tips could improve your overall wellbeing while allowing you to enjoy your leisure time, knowing that your eyes are in the best possible condition.