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Is it better to get a second monitor to protect my eyes when i'm at work?

Is it better to get a second monitor to protect my eyes when i'm at work?

No: A second monitor just gives you more area to view the desktop. If you have low vision however, the font sizes can be increased and a second monitor can minimize scrolling. If you have eyestrain it's best to be checked for glasses prior to purchasing another monitor. They do look nice though! ...Read more

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Can I use special kind of lenses in my glasses or put something on a computer monitor to protect my eyes from a computer monitor?

Can I use special kind of lenses in my glasses or put something on a computer monitor to protect my eyes from a computer monitor?

Yes...: ...these options are available. Take measurements of the distance to your computer from your eyes to your eye doctor for lens consultation. Proper lighting is a must and take steps to minimize glare including an anti-glare screen on your monitor. Upgrade to an LCD monitor. Adjust computer settings optimally: brightness, text size, contrast. Blink more, take breaks, look away frequently. ...Read more

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I work10-16 hrs front of monitor.Till I have no problem.Sometime it automatically drop water 4m eyes.What should I have to do protecting my eyes?

I work10-16 hrs front of monitor.Till I have no problem.Sometime it automatically drop water 4m eyes.What should I have to do protecting my eyes?

Blink more often: Long term close work of any kind leads to diminished blinking subconciously. This can lead to eye dryness and irritation. I have found it useful for my patients to look away every 15 minutes and blink several times. This usually is sufficient to restore comfort and easy focusing. If this does not work then you need to be evaluated for underlying silent potential disease. ...Read more

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How to protect our eye's vision from PC monitor?

How to protect our eye's vision from PC monitor?

Not necessary: It is commonly believed that radiation from a computer monitor can damage the eyes. This is false. You may develop eye strain from prolonged computer time or your eyes can become dry, because you don't blink as much when reading or watching a monitor/tv. The monitor radiation itself will not damage your eyes, though. ...Read more

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What causes "fast eyes" or the ability to see hoizontal lines scrolling on PC monitors when others can't see them!

What causes "fast eyes" or the ability to see hoizontal lines scrolling on PC monitors when others can't see them!

If you can see: The refresh of the monitor at 30-60 hertz, you have truly remarkable eyes. Almost no one can. ...Read more

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Dry eyes (excessive time looking at monitor)?

Dry eyes (excessive time looking at monitor)?

Possibly: Sustained computer work lowers the blink rate and if your tear flow is marginal, you may be pushed over into dryness in this situation. Keep a bottle of lubricating tears next to your computer and use it liberally. ...Read more

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What are some things I can do to relax my eyes after looking at a monitor or other electronic display?

What are some things I can do to relax my eyes after looking at a monitor or other electronic display?

Relaxation: When looking at a monitor for an extended period, the focusing muscles can become fatigued. We often recommend the 20/20/20 rule where every 20 minutes, look up at something at least 20 feet away for 20 seconds - it's simple and works wonders. ...Read more

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If staring at my monitor for some time makes my eyes unable to tolerate sunlight, is it too dark or bright?

If staring at my monitor for some time makes my eyes unable to tolerate sunlight, is it too dark or bright?

It is rare!: It is rare to develop intolerance to sun light because of staring at the computer monitor. There are conditions that cause photophobia or sensitivity to sun light. ...Read more