How to protect my eyes from computer strain?

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- Apr 26, 2011 at 03:27 PM
Hello,
I spend a lot of time in front of my PC (2 years) and as I don't wear glasses, I would like to know how to protect my eyes from computer eye strain? Thanks in advance
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Hi,
Sit at least 15 cm from your pc and take frequent breaks. Moreover, you should reduce glare and reflection and position yourself properly:
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Nice suggestions by soap12. but i would like to add 2 more things.
1# During the day try to change the focus of your eyes to an object at least 4-6 feet away every 15-20 minutes.
2# Try to avoid long hours with your PC especially with mouse as it may increase the chances of Carpel Tunnel Syndrome.

I am doing a presentation regarding this if you need I can send it to you.
I am also practice these tips as I also spend a lots of time with PCs.

Have a happy IT life. :)
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If you google all the usual protocol for eye strain / CVS is out there this is common knowledge...
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Eye exam, Use proper lighting, Minimize glare, Upgrade your display, Adjust the brightness and contrast of your computer screen, Blink more often, Exercise your eyes, Take frequent breaks etc

Take a look at www.eyescience.co.uk can dramatically reduce eye strain and fatigue.
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