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Eye CareTips For Computer Geeks

Eye CareTips For Computer Geeks

Many computer professionals from us spends lots of time in front of the computer every day it comes to no surprise that research is showing a rise in visual problems. What can one do? First, it’s important to find out how you can protect your eyes through eye health exams and by making a few minor changes in your computer viewing habits. Eye Care Tips.
Positioning.
Correct positioning of your computer, keyboard and typing copy is essential. Your screen should be positioned about an arm’s length from your eyes and 20 degrees below eye level. Consider foot and wrist rests for added comfort.
Lighting.
Room lighting should be diffuse, not direct, to reduce glare and reflections from your screen. Look into an internal or external glare screen and be sure to set your colour, contrast and brightness levels to suit you.
Glasses.
Anti-reflective coatings on the lenses of your glasses can be applied by your optometrist to reduce discomfort and to ease redu…