Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Tips to Protect your Eyes From Strain

With the growth of Dot com in 2001 more and more kids and adults are more engaged in Computer Games, Video Games as past time rather than playing Out door Games.

Most of us either use computers at home or at work. Computer Programmers especially spend a lot of time infront of Computer straining their eyes .

Programmers tend to develop Computer Vision Syndromes also known as CVS. CVS has symptoms like
  • Irritated and Dry Eyes
  • Lack of Sleep
  • Feeling Heat in the Eyes
  • Neck and Back Pain too
Tips to Avoid these Symptoms:
  • Avoid straining at the Computer screen continuously for more than 20 minutes.
  • Take your Eyes of the Computer Screen every 15 minutes
  • Keep the distance of the monitor from your eyes between 16 to 30 inches.
  • Try to adjust your Seat Level Height in such a Way that your Eye Level is Slightly above the top of the Monitor.
  • Keep your Monitor Tilted to above 5-10 degrees to create an Optimum View Angle.
  • Wash your Eyes Regularly during break to avoid Drying of Eyes.
  • Drink a lot of Water to Increase Fluid Content in the Body.
  • Keep the Font size on your Screen to an Optimum level.
  • Ensure that the Visual Setting in the Monitor are set to Optimum level. Increase the Brightness of the Screen if required
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