Give Your Eyes A Break! Relieving Computer Eye Strain

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Since so many people use computers at work, computer eye strain has become a major job-related complaint. It has been found that eye strain occurs in 50 to 90 percent of computer workers. Problems that come from eye strain include: physical fatigue, decrease in productivity, increase in number of work errors, annoyances like eye twitching and red eyes.

Here are 10 easy steps you can take to reduce computer eye strain!

  • Get a comprehensive eye exam
  • Use proper lighting
  • Minimize glare
  • Upgrade your display
  • Adjust your computer display settings
  • Blink more often
  • Exercise your eyes
  • Take frequent breaks
  • Modify your workstation
  • Consider computer eyewear