It wasn't the sound or blast ... rather improperly gripping the weapon and movement of the weapon and me adjusting my grip. the addition of the a better (familiar) sight picture relieved my eye strain and allowed me to move my focus to my grip. Talon grips allowed me to relax my grip as the gun stopped slipping in my hand. These two additions made all the difference in my shooting enjoyment. Wanna kill these ads? We can help!