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Strained eyes due to long hours on computer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am design engg , hence i hve to work in front of moniter
Doctor :   ok
User :   nearly 8 hrs daily
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   ok
User :   male 25 design engg bangalore single no
Doctor :   ok
User :   my eyes get strained
Doctor :   ok
User :   is anti glare glass can help me
Doctor :   yes it will help
Doctor :   also u need to maintain good posture when u sit in front of pc
Doctor :   with adequate lighting
User :   ok
Doctor :   lighting should not be too bright or dull
User :   which lens i hve to buy
Doctor :   u can buy the antigalre lens from qualified optician
Doctor :   get ur eyes tested at least once a year
User :   ok
Doctor :   take regular breaks
Doctor :   when u work
User :   ok
Doctor :   Adjust the chair height so your feet are flat on the floor with thighs parallel to the floor
Doctor :   Locate keyboard so your wrists and lower arms are parallel to the floor
Doctor :   The computer screen should be slightly below eye level (about 20 degrees). Copy should be at the same level as the screen
Doctor :   Each workstation should have an adjustable shaded copy lamp that can be aimed by the operator without causing screen reflections
Doctor :   Clean the screen regularly as they attract dust
Doctor :   Short, frequent breaks are better than longer, less frequent breaks. Try 2-3 minutes every 15-20 minutes, 5 minutes every 30 minutes, or 10 minutes every hour
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   yes
User :   thank u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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