Many of us use computers at work during our workday, computer eye strain has become a significant job-related complaint for many people. Many studies show eye strain and other visual discomfort symptoms occur in 50 to 90 percent of workers who regularly use computers.
These problems can range from physical fatigue, decreased productivity and increased numbers of work errors, to minor annoyances like eye twitching and red eyes.
Here are 10 easy steps that can help reduce your risk of developing computer eye strain or other symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS):
1. Get a comprehensive eye exam.
2. Use proper lighting.
3. Minimize glare.
4. Upgrade your display.
5. Adjust your computer display settings.
6. Blink more often.
7. Exercise your eyes.
8. Take frequent breaks.
9. Modify your workstation.
10. Consider computer eyewear.
For more information on this topic visit one of our Wize Eyes location on Long Island. The complete article is available at http://www.allaboutvision.com/cvs/irritated.htm