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Eye care regime for prolonged computer use - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   good afternoon
User :   How do I take care of my eyes
User :   since I am a xxxxx
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will tell you how to take care of ur eyes
User :   I sit for long hrs in front of computer
Doctor :   i need this information
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   26:Male:xxxxx:unmarried:64 5ft 6inces:Yes
User :   ??
Doctor :   make sure u have ur eyes examined once in a year atleast
User :   OK
Doctor :   take regular breaks
User :   any exercises
Doctor :   please type in small letters
User :   any exercises
User :   for eyes
Doctor :   there is no such exercises
User :   OK
Doctor :   u need to take breaks when u work
Doctor :   drink lot of water
Doctor :   wash ur eyes every two hours
Doctor :   make sure u take adequate fluids
User :   OK
Doctor :   please type in small letters
Doctor :   First of all, push the monitor as far as you comfortably can. About 2-3 feet away from your face is a good distance
Doctor :   Do not stare at the monitor for too long. Take your eyes off the screen every 5-10 minutes.set a reminder if you have to.
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   if any doubts please ask
Doctor :   Every half an hour or so (yes, set a timer), close your eyes for 1-2 minutes to give them rest.
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