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How can you reduce eye strain while using the computer?

How can you reduce eye strain while using the computer?

Breaks: Have a good computer setup, appropriate screen brightness and font size, proper vision correction with enough breaks to rest your eyes. ...Read more

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How can I reduce eye strain while using the computer?

How can I reduce eye strain while using the computer?

Refraction lubricate: First make sure that you have the proper refraction. At age 45, patients may start to develop presbyopia, the need for glasses to focus close-up. When you use your computer your blink rate will be reduced. This will contribute to dry eye. If your eyes feel scratchy after using your computer for a while i would suggest a lubricating drop prior to and during computer use. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce eye strain when using the computer?

Yes.: There are many different things that can cause headaches so the first thing to do is to make sure that the eye strain is the reason. Musles inside the eyes contract when near work (like reading) is being performed. Prolonged periods of such contraction can lead to eye strain and headaches which can radiate to the temples; glasses can support the muscles so they don't have to work as hard. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce computer-use related eye strain and still use a computer 6-8 hrs a day?

Is there a way to reduce computer-use related eye strain and still use a computer 6-8 hrs a day?

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 more

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How long does it take to recover from eye strain caused by using the computer?

How long does it take to recover from eye strain caused by using the computer?

Variable : Computer eye strain is very common complaint now a days. Also called video or terminal display syndrome results from prolong focus on an electronic display. Usually symptoms of dryness, burning, stinging, fatigue , and blurriness are present. Take frequent breaks, and look away at distant objects. Use artificial tears. Close your eyes for a few minutes are a few suggestions. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of eye strain from playing video games and using the computer?

Tired eyes: The symptoms are usually tired eyes often feeling dry and irritated. Best form of therapy is to rest your eyes every 20 min. ...Read more

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Can eye strain and using the computer for too long cause nystagmus?

Can eye strain and using the computer for too long cause nystagmus?

Unlikely: Prolonged computer work can be tiring, disturb (temporarily) the focus, and can be drying to the eyes. Nystagmus would be very uncommon. ...Read more

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How many hours a day should i limit my computer use to to prevent strained eyes?

How many hours a day should i limit my computer use to to prevent strained eyes?

Computer: You should take a several minute break every 30 minutes. Your blink reflex will be diminished by over 60% at that time resulting in dryness and irritation.With the break it will return to normal.No significant eye damage will occur. ...Read more

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How can you reduce eye strain at the computer?

How can you reduce eye strain at the computer?

Several things: Have the correct prescription, have the best ergonomic computer screen/chair/desk setup, adjust screen brightness and other display settings according to lighting conditions, take breaks during extended usage, treat dry eye. ...Read more