How can I reduce computer eye strain?

Computer eyestrain is the number one office-related health complaint. The good news is there are simple things you can do to help. Take a look at our tips.
  • blink more often - it re-wets your eyes to avoid dryness and irritation. when working at a computer, people blink about five times less than they do normally.
  • position any reference material the same distance from your eyes as your computer, so you don't need to re-adjust your focus.
  • get anti-reflective coating on your glasses to prevent glare and lens reflections.
  • make sure light sources are not in your direct line of sight or reflecting off your computer screens.
  • take a 15 second break every 15 minutes and focusing on an object in the distance.
  • check your eyes are working at their best, we can give you an eye test to rule out any serious reasons for eye strain.

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