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Eye pain caused after using computers for hours - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
User :   anyone der??
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   s
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, occupation, marital status
User :   i get eyes pain infront of computer.
User :   23,M,software eng,single
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u help for dat??
Doctor :   how many hours per day you use computer
User :   8 hrs
Doctor :   Are you using any glasses, spectacless
User :   ya... power glass wit -1
Doctor :   1.     Take a break several times per hour. Take a look at the surrounding at varying distance from the computer. You may see a scene outside the window or the objects on the wall inside. Take a break about 15 minutes per hour
Doctor :   2.     To avoid the glare and reflections on the monitor, position the computer at sides of the windows, not against or behind the window lights.
3.     Adjust the contrast of the monitor for a comfortable viewing. Monitor should be placed below the eye level
Doctor :   4.     Adjust the window blinds in your room so that the sunlight is away from the screen and your eyes. The over head lights should be with minimum brightness. The table lamp if any should not cause reflection on the monitor or shine on your eyes. You may attach a glare blocking hood or glare filter.
5.     The mouse and the key board should be placed below the elbow level, preferably on an extension board.
6.     The monitor should be kept a little low for easy reading just like in book reading.
7.     The bifocal lens users can go in for progressive lens

Doctor :   An Exercise to Guard Your Eyes
â?¢     For every 20 minutes on the computer make a shift to see the objects at a 20 feet distance
â?¢     See the objects for 20 seconds
â?¢     Just blink 20 times for every 20 minutes of working on the computer
â?¢     Take a break once in an hour of working on your computer
Doctor :   any more query
Doctor :   are you there
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