Tips to reduce Computer Vision Syndrome
Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a termed to describe the discomfort, strain and fatigue associated with prolonged use of a computer screen. Below are some tips to reduce Computer Vision Syndrome Symptoms.
Follow the 20-20-20 rule. Look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds every 20 minutes.
Keep blinking! Studies have shown that a person blinks half as much when using a computer. Blinking moistens eyes to prevent dryness and irritation
Correct position when facing a monitor. The optimal working distance (for your eyes) from your computer is just over an arm’s length away from the monitor.
Good lighting. Keep bright over head lights to a minimum and position the computer screen to reduce reflections or glares from overhead lights or windows.
Computer Glasses. Your eye doctor can prescribe you a pair of computer glasses that are tailored specifically for your workstation.
If you have any questions regarding Computer Vision Syndrome, please contact one of our 5 locations throughout Middle Tennessee. We have locations in Nashville, Lebanon, Hendersonville, Lafayette and Hartsville. Our experienced eye doctors can work with you to get you to see clearly and comfortably.0 Comments