CNN HEALTH: How to Avoid Digital Eyestrain, 8/29/2014

August 29, 2014

How to Avoid Digital Eyestrain

Do you have trouble with headaches, eye pain, or a loss of focus? These symptoms are all associated with digital eyestrain, which can be prominent to about 70% of computer workers. Here are a few tips to avoid eye pain.

Take 15 minute breaks. Take breaks occasionally to rest your eyes.
Blink often. When you stare at a screen for long periods of time, you tend to blink less. You should be blinking lightly every 10-15 seconds.
Turn on the lamps. Be sure to …

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