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What are ideal contrast/brightness settings to minimize eye strain?

What are ideal contrast/brightness settings to minimize eye strain?

In the middle: Usually, the middle of the contrast and brightness adjustments are optimal. The most important thing is to have adequate surrounding lighting to reduce the glare fromthe difference in relative light intensity. Also, good lighting also makes the keyboard and other documents easier to read and be sure to check those glasses for good focus! ...Read more

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What makes my eyes extremely sensitive to glare? I am 26 y m without any symptoms(no headache, nothing).Lowest brightness comforts me on electronics.

What makes my eyes  extremely sensitive to glare? I am 26 y m without any symptoms(no headache, nothing).Lowest brightness comforts me on electronics.

Adjustments: Your eyes are used to the lowest brightness so they become sensitive when it is any brighter than that.Since you do not have any other signs and symptoms, i would suggest wearing shades/ sunglasses when in bright light situations until your eyes have adjusted to more brightness. Any changes, please consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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How can I restore the brightness of my eyes?

How can I restore the brightness of my eyes?

Dry eyes?: If your eyes are dry they may lack their natural brightness or luster. Try using artificial tears such as refresh or systane 4 times a day as this may help. ...Read more

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My eyes feel dark because I inhaled alot of insect killer. What can I do to make my eyes return back to the normal eye brightness level?

My eyes feel dark because I inhaled alot of insect killer. What can I do to make my eyes return back to the normal eye brightness level?

Mgt: If there has been a change in your eyesight, it is urgent to wash your eyes with saline ( such as contact lenses solution), and follow up with your physician. If you are having breathing problems, please see the ED. ...Read more

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I looked at an ipad on full brightness in total darkness and my eyes have burned for weeks. What can I do?

I looked at an ipad on full brightness in total darkness and my eyes have burned for weeks. What can I do?

Eye irritation: Computer use and prolonged reading is associated with a reduced blink rate. When you blink, your natural tears lubricate your cornea and conjunctiva (the clear dome over your eye and the "skin" on the eyeball). When conjunctiva is less lubricated it can become inflamed-thus a red eye. Use some lubricating eye drops prior to and during these gaming stints. ...Read more

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My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

Eye exam: These symptoms could be due to certain headache or other neurologic syndromes or could be a problem with your eyes. Some people are just more sensitive to light. See your doctor for a proper exam and treatment as indicated. ...Read more