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The Best Eye Massagers

Welcome to our article about the Best Eye Massagers


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We will explore why Eye Massagers are so popular and trending online, as well as getting terrific reviews.

With so many of us needing a little help relaxing and more importantly getting away from screen time in our fast-paced lives, these little marvels have come to help.

Firstly let’s explain how Eye Massagers work and what their benefits are.

How Eye Massagers Work

Eye massagers work by massaging around the eye and the temple area using oscillating compression, vibration, or both, and often heat. This alleviates eye strain, sore eyes, and puffy eyes while rejuvenating the entire eye area.

They often have very small rollers that move across the eye area creating a soothing and relaxing feeling.

The compression uses air to compress and then decompress around the eye and temple area. 

Most have a range of settings to ensure a comfortable and relaxing experience.

These are:

  • Massage – gently stimulates the eye area relieving tired and strained eyes.
  • Heat – improves blood circulation, helps reduce pain, and eases dry eye.
  • Compression – again blood circulation, soothes tension and eye strain.

As most eye massagers have the 3 settings you can select all together or just one or two so you customize the massage to suit yourself.

Blood flow is essential for tissue health as it increases nutrients and oxygen to the area.

Better circulation can lead to collagen production therefore younger-looking skin, and who doesn’t want that?

So if you are hoping for fewer wrinkles, using an eye massager may be beneficial.

The massager should fit snugly over the face and the straps can be adjusted to fit around the head ensuring a comfortable fit.

Let’s be clear…….Massagers DO NOT massage the eyeballs. They massage around the eye area.

Benefits of Eye Massagers

With these devices, you can give your eyes the care they deserve and enjoy incredible advantages.

First and foremost, eye massagers provide a relaxing and soothing environment that helps to reduce stress and fatigue.

Gentle massage causes the tear ducts to produce tears which helps dry eye.

Depending on the eye massager, they target acupuncture points or ocular acupoints as they are often known.

The compression feature mimics fingertip touch to acupuncture points around the eyes.

This means you can say goodbye to tired, puffy, and strained eyes.

Who doesn’t want bright and refreshed eyes? Massagers improve blood circulation around the eyes, reducing the appearance of dark circles and those dreaded baggy eyes.

If you suffer from eye strain, headaches, migraines, sore eyes, tired eyes, and dry eyes then you will probably benefit from using an eye massager.

Most eye massagers have a timer so that they are not overused, or you fall asleep when using one.  Just a few minutes a day is plenty to get the relief you need.

Then of course, put them on just before you sleep so that you are relaxed and ready for a deep and therapeutic sleep – No peeking after at your phone though!!

How To Use An Eye Massager

Usually a very simple operation. Put the eye massager around your head, adjust the strap so it fits snugly, and then using the controls adjust the settings according to your preferences.

If you are finding the pressure too high then adjust it. If you want your music then BlueTooth to your phone. If you want heat but no vibration, that’s up to you.

Relief from Screen Eye Strain

It is an endemic problem at the moment with more and more people in front of a screen for hours on end, whether it be a computer, tablet, or phone.

Taking a break from the screen and popping on your eye massagers will certainly help reduce eye strain and associated problems.

So, let’s break it down.

Improves sleep quality.

Studies have shown that people who use eye massagers before sleep have improved sleep quality.

The use of massaging action coupled with a gentle heat setting helps relaxation which is the key to a good night’s sleep.

Eye massagers prepare the body for a restful night, unwinding the mind and easing the stresses of the day.

Reduces Migraine  & Headache Symptoms. There is nothing worse than feeling a migraine coming on and having no idea what to do about it.

Eye massager manufacturers claim that putting on an eye massager for a few minutes will help considerably.

Not only does playing some soothing music help, but the feeling that fingers are softly massaging around your temples and eyes can help reduce the length and severity of the attack.

Compression on key acupuncture points and increased blood flow to the area assist in recovery.

It may even lead to fewer migraines in the future.

Reduces Puffiness and Dry Eye

When used correctly eye massagers can reduce puffiness around the eye, counteract dry eye, and the increased blood flow lessens bags under the eyes.

Heat Settings

A gentle heat is best for a great result, so most eye massagers’ heat settings are 104 to 107 degrees Fahrenheit.


Most massagers come with inbuilt music but you can easily have your own by connecting to your phone with BlueTooth.

Who Should NOT Use An Eye Massager

If you have had eye surgery, have glaucoma, major eye diseases, cataracts, or retinal detachment.

The reason why – Massagers use air pressure to squeeze and contract around your eyes and temples, so do not use one if you have any of these conditions.

We hope you have enjoyed our article. You may be interested in our article on Foot Massagers as well.

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