Thursday, March 12, 2009

Take care of your Eyes

Too much staying in front of the computer while updating our blogs can have related problems on our sight such as dry eyes, blurred vision and headaches. Our eyes are one of the body's important part that should be taken care of.Try these relevant tips:

> Take frequent breaks from your computer.

> Make an effort to blink more.

> Reduce screen glare by having lamps,covering windows
and attaching glare filters to the PC monitor.

> Clean the computer monitor often.

> Choose a light screen with dark letters. It's easiest on the eyes.

I hope i have shared to you some "eyeful" insights.

1 comment:

  1. Along with proper ergonomics, taking regular breaks from the computer to do eye exercises can help prevent or reduce the effects of computer eye strain.

    Our eyes and vision were designed for viewing distance as hunters and gatherers, and not for ongoing near work as required by regular computer use. As a result, Computer Eye Strain is becoming one of the major eye complaints heard by eye doctors today.

    Symptoms can include increased myopia, blurred vision, headaches, slow refocusing, difficulty concentrating, neck, shoulder and back pain

    Eye strain can be reduced significantly by taking regular breaks from the computer, resting your eyes, stretching and doing eye exercises.

    For a demo of 3 great eye exercises by Dr. Grossman, one of the Country's leading behavioral optometrists, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W10j2fL0hy0

    Dr. Grossman also offers his free eye exercise booklet at his website at Natural Eye Care Free Eye Exercises with his 11 favorite eye exercises and acupressure eye points to massage regularly.

    Finally, there is also an excellent section at his website on "Computer Eye Strain" under "Eye Diseases" that provides a Computer Eye Strain “Self-Help“ section with great tips of relieving eyestrain due to computer use.

    Also, a few research studies show that supplementing with 6mg per day of astaxanthin per day significantly improved eye strain at week 2 and 4 of the test period.

    For more information, go to Natural Eye Care for Computer Eye Strain

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