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

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Perhaps

Ways to protect your eyes when on the computer-- bigger monitor, enlarge the font on the screen, take breaks every 20 minutes to rest the eyes, use artificial tears to keep eyes moist (theratears, systane), using an anti-glare shield on the monitor(s).

In brief: Perhaps

Ways to protect your eyes when on the computer-- bigger monitor, enlarge the font on the screen, take breaks every 20 minutes to rest the eyes, use artificial tears to keep eyes moist (theratears, systane), using an anti-glare shield on the monitor(s).
Dr. Theodore Wu
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