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How Do You Protect Your Eyes From Harmful Radiation When Working On Computer
You don't need to: Unless you are using an older computer monitor (mid-1990s or earlier), you do not need to be concerned about radiation. Today's flat screens are pre-shielded, emit light differently than older cathode ray tube (crt) monitors, and are no longer found to be a cause for concern. Although monitor filters are still available, there is no proof that they are of any benefit with modern screens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irradiation is the process by which an object is exposed to radiation. The exposure can originate from various sources, including natural sources. Most frequently the term refers to ionizing radiation, and to a level of radiation that will serve a specific purpose, rather than radiation exposure to normal ...Read more
Is it true that modern tv/computer screen less harmful for eyes compared to 1960-80.Simply because X-ray radiation is less in modern tv/computer.?
Computer: After working on a computer for about 20-30 minutes, the blink reflex is diminished by about 60%.This causes the eyes to become dry,injected,and irritated. You should back away from the computer for several minutes and close your eyes.Also lubricant eye drops will help. There will be no permanent problems. ...Read more
I had bad pain on my eyes after watching tv, working on computer or after using cell phone.And right now I start isong 0.5 eye glass to read far thing ?
Am I gonna have an eye infection? I keep forgetting and rub my eyes while working on computer at public library
Unlikely: Eye infections require exposure to a possible organism and the susceptibility of your body. We rub our eyes a lot in many circumstances and yet infection is uncommon. Computer work is drying and that is probably why you rub your eyes so often. Take with you a bottle of lubricating tears when you use a computer and apply this instead of rubbing. ...Read more
Is it fatigue, eyestrain or dry eye syndrome that makes my eyes feel funny when working on computer for 14 hours per day?
How to avoid getting itchy on the inner part of the eye. I have dry eyes too. How to increase tear flow while working on computer or on dry weather?
I have eye sight problem. Cannt see far things. I use spectacles of 0.5. Should i wore same specs or an antiglare specs when working on computer.
Either: If you feel more comfortable in your glasses at the computer, then perfectly fine to use them. An antireflective coating probably won't add much to comfort, however. Your symptoms of not being able to see far things clearly without spectacles indicates myopia, I presume a -0.5 corrective spectacle. I would assume your near vision at your age not to require any help at the computer to begin with. ...Read more
Is any screen or shield needed to limit radiation from computer screens to prevent eye degradation?
No: Computers do not cause vision problems. Some people find that staring at a computer screen for many hours a day contributes to a condition called dry eye. You may help avoid this by reminding yourself to blink every few seconds and by looking away from the screen every few minutes. See your doctor if you have eye problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more
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