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Computer Use And Eye Pressure
Dry eye: Your eyes are getting dry while you are using the computer. Instead of massaging your eyes, try using artificial tears and taking a short break if possible. Warm compresses of the eyelid are fine but i would avoid firm massaging of your eyes themselves. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does glaucoma cause pain in the eyes as a first symptom? Sometimes if i read too much or spend more time at the computer i feel pressure and pain in my eyes. I asked my friends and they said that nothing similar has happened to them. Could this be first s
I spend between 12-14 hrs on computer. Eyes jump to the top & then i center them. Occurs only during/after computer use. Is it nystagmus? No shaking.
Yes!: First, make sure your glasses are appropriate and the clearest they can be. Adjust your ambient lighting for least glare. Use artificial tears if necessary and practice the 20/20 rule: at least every 20 minutes, look up at something 20 feet away for at least 20 seconds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seems like massaging eyes with my palms relieves computer eye strain or fatigue. But is it actually harmful? E.g, eye pressure, cornea damage, etc?
Not harmful: Computer eye strain is almost always due to eye dryness from sustained working. A palm massage will not do any harm and serves to spread the tears over the dry eye to relieve the strain. You can also treat this by using lubricating eyedrops when you feel the strain or fatigue. ...Read more
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