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Is The Digital Era Stealing Our Blinks?



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ANCHOR LEAD: Americans today spend countless hours staring at screens. But, staring at all those screens can, in fact, negatively impact your vision, especially for contact lens wearers after a long day of digital device overload. So, what better place to talk about it, than a festival that revels in the 24/7 screen-centric world we live in. Brian Osuch has the story. (:60) SCRIPT: Lifestyles, I'm Brian Osuch. How much of your day is spent staring at a computer or your smart device's screen? Due to all this screen time, you may experience a reduction in blinking – Dr. Linda Fain Hatton… CUT: (Dr. Fain Hatton) Constant reliance on digital devices may cause us to blink 66 percent less, especially for avid contact lens-wearers. As a result, it could cause contact lenses to feel dry and less comfortable. SCRIPT: That's something technology festival-goers may be experiencing in Austin, Host of GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis… CUT: (Lewis) Like most people, I'm completely addicted to my phone and constantly switching from screen to screen. SCRIPT: Dr. Fain Hatton says our screen-driven lifestyles demand high performance contact lens. CUT: (Dr. Hatton) Bausch + Lomb ULTRA contact lenses with MoistureSeal technology helps prevent lens dehydration that may be caused by reduced blink rates, and maintains 95 percent of their moisture for a full 16 hours. SCRIPT: To get a vision upgrade and find an eye professional to provide additional information, go to UltraContactLenses.com. That's Lifestyles from Bausch + Lomb. I'm Brian Osuch.
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