Navigation Links
Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

Long hours at a computer can harm your eyes, say experts, who advise frequent short breaks every half hour or so to minimise the damage.

Studies have shown that eyestrain and other vision problems can occur in as many as nine out of 10 people using video display terminals at work, said Kerry Beebe, an optometrist and spokesman for the American Optometric Association (AOA).

The most common symptoms are eyestrain, blurred vision, double vision, excessive tears, dry eyes and excessive blinking or squinting. Visual problems can also result in physical problems such as headaches and neck or shoulder pain, reported health portal Health Central.

The radiation put out by a computer screen has nothing to do with these symptoms, although that's a common myth. Any ultra violate radiation from a computer screen is minimal, director of the AOA's clinical care group Jeffrey Weaver said.

"But if you're having eye trouble during or after computer use, you should have your eyes examined," he said.

"Many times people will have a focusing problem or a refractive error where simply wearing glasses while using the computer will take away those symptoms," he said.

You should also take frequent short breaks, every half hour or so, Beebe and Weaver said. During those breaks, which can last just a minute or two, you should fix your eyes on a distant object to help refresh your vision.

"Just looking across the room or out a window can help a lot in keeping your focus relaxed," Beebe said.

The brightness of the monitor should be adjusted to an intensity comfortable to the eyes. That means not too bright or too dim. Next, you should adjust the contrast between the characters on the monitor and the background so the letters are easily read, the experts said.

Finally, minimise reflected glare on the monitor by using window shades or curtains and dimmer switches on lights.
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Heart Attack Patients Reaching Hospital During Off-Hours Have Increased Risk Of Death
2. Junior Doctors Working Long Hours May Perform Poorly
3. Self-Applied Acupressure May Reduce Sleepiness And Increase Alertness During Class Hours
4. Chest Pain Can Be Identified By New Tracer Chemical 30 Hours After Pain Relief
5. A Trip To Mars And Back To Take Five Hours
6. Long Hours of Sleep Increases the Risk of Parkinsons disease
7. 240 Hours And Counting As Mahajan Continues To Battle For Life
8. MPs Term New Out of Hours Medical Care as ‘Shambolic
9. Long Hours At Computer Screen May Also Cause Deep Vein Thrombosis
10. Warning! Working For Long Hours On Your Computer Can Be Lethal
11. Minor Fire At AIIMS In The Wee Hours Today
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Many Hours Computer may Harm Eyes

(Date:4/26/2015)... April 26, 2015 Forbes Living ... city is one which is synonymous with clean beaches, sparkling ... and education are major economic influencers in the city on ... dynamic talk show are pleased to announce the show will ... 26 at 3:00 PM PDT. Tune in to find out ...
(Date:4/26/2015)... Memphis, TN (PRWEB) April 26, 2015 ... plans to grow throughout the Southeast. MidSouth Pain Treatment ... clinic locations in Cordova, Southaven, Oxford and Jackson, two ... CLIA-certified laboratory in the Southaven and Cordova locations. , ... said ”I went into medicine to help people, ...
(Date:4/25/2015)... Portland, ME (PRWEB) April 26, 2015 ... a Canadian based integrative healthcare event. The Integrative ... taking place October 23-24, 2015 at the Sheraton ... Healthcare Symposium Canada is one of the most ... a clinically relevant, evidenced-based CME program. The event ...
(Date:4/25/2015)... In observance of World Malaria Day, today thousands ... a two-year pledge by the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing ... million bednets by 2016. This ambitious $10 million pledge ... protect children, refugees, and families displaced by conflict in ... a large surge in refugee families displaced by conflict ...
(Date:4/25/2015)... 2015 In the United States alone, ... needed treatment for an illicit drug or ... and Mental Health Services Administration’s Survey on Drug Use ... numbers are harrowing stories of men and women whose ... David H. Kerr , founder and retired president ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Forbes Living TV Will Air in San Diego, California 2Health News:Growing Pains for MidSouth Pain Treatment Center 2Health News:Integrative Healthcare Event launching in Canada 2Health News:Supporters Worldwide Join The Million Nets Pledge on World Malaria Day 2Health News:Supporters Worldwide Join The Million Nets Pledge on World Malaria Day 3Health News:Supporters Worldwide Join The Million Nets Pledge on World Malaria Day 4Health News:New Book Features Powerful Stories of People Who Overcame Addiction 2Health News:New Book Features Powerful Stories of People Who Overcame Addiction 3
... guard this hospital, but I can,t afford to see ... at Kaiser Sunset Medical Center in Los Angeles OAKLAND, ... against unfair labor practices and slashed health benefits by ... Oakland and Los Angeles today. Workers chanted, marched, and ...
... Issued in Massachusetts General Hospital LawsuitVANCOUVER, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ... QLT) announced that on May 21, 2009, the District ... on QLT,s Motion to Dismiss all the claims filed ... General Hospital ("MGH") in its lawsuit against QLT. In ...
... Action to Improve Delivery of PMTCTGENEVA, May 21 ... in Geneva, members of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition ... approximately 100 staff members of UNAIDS and WHO to ... Failing Women, Failing Children: HIV, Vertical Transmission and ...
... 21 As a health care practitioner, Trina Hammack ... with ovarian cancer, she knew her prognosis was bleak. ... Mexico offering effective new treatments for ovarian cancer. ... thousands of Americans diagnosed with cancer will travel to ...
... YORK, May 21 Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: IMMP) ... its common stock on the Pink OTC Markets quotation ... the ticker symbol "IMMP".As announced previously, on March 27, ... (the "Exchange") of its intention to initiate proceedings to ...
... MarketBERKELEY, Calif., May 21 In spite of fewer openings ... economic recession -- there is still a nursing shortage, according ... Institute for Nursing & Health Care (CINHC)."About half of all ... is just one factor in the job market for registered ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Security Officers Who Protect Kaiser Hospitals Rally With Community Supporters for Access to Affordable Healthcare 2Health News:QLT Announces Court Response to Motion to Dismiss and Removal of Case to Federal Court 2Health News:QLT Announces Court Response to Motion to Dismiss and Removal of Case to Federal Court 3Health News:AIDS Treatment Activists Push UNAIDS and WHO to Meet Commitments to Reduce HIV in Women and Newborns 2Health News:AIDS Treatment Activists Push UNAIDS and WHO to Meet Commitments to Reduce HIV in Women and Newborns 3Health News:The Diagnosis Every Woman Dreads - Ovarian Cancer 2Health News:The Diagnosis Every Woman Dreads - Ovarian Cancer 3Health News:Immtech to be Listed on OTC Market 2Health News:Hard Times for Nursing Hires Doesn't Signal End to Shortage According to California Institute for Nursing & Health Care 2
(Date:4/24/2015)... -- Introduction of new "Elements" ... for radiosurgery/SBRT   The "Elements" strategy ... the workflow for difficult to treat indications in ... comes full circle with the introduction of automated ... enable on-the-fly generation of consistent treatment plans for ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... T-Bird Pharma Inc. (TSXV:TPI) ("T-Bird" or the "Company"), a ... products and a licensed producer ("LP") to cultivate marijuana ... Canada ) ("MMPR"), is pleased to announce that ... the transaction announced on March 11, 2015 with Medna ... a total of 20,156,790 common shares of T-Bird (45% ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ), the global leader ... today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, ... Net income for the same period a year earlier ... non-GAAP net income was $82.1 million, or $0.76 per ... ended March 31, 2015 increased 13.0 percent to $590.3 million ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Brainlab Introduces New Generation of VMAT* for Brain and Spine at 3rd ESTRO in Barcelona 2T-Bird Pharma Inc. Announces Closing of Transaction with Medna Biosciences 2T-Bird Pharma Inc. Announces Closing of Transaction with Medna Biosciences 3Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 2Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 3Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 4Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 5Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 6Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 7Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 8Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 9Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 10Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 11Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 12Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 13Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 14Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 15Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 16
... spinal company continues to focus on unmet needs of the lumbar ... ... disc, MINNEAPOLIS, May 1 CoreSpine Technologies, LLC, an,emerging spinal ... implant procedures to include an application,for minimally invasive fusion., The ...
... predict life-long tendency to inflammation ... related cardiovascular event risk profile, WALTHAM, Mass., May ... announced publication of the results of clinical,studies that support ... The article, titled, "IL1B Gene Promoter Haplotype,Pairs Predict Clinical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CoreSpine Technologies Expands Spinal Disc Site Preparation Efforts 2Video: The Journal, Human Genetics, Publishes Results Supporting Interleukin Genetics' Heart Health Test 2Video: The Journal, Human Genetics, Publishes Results Supporting Interleukin Genetics' Heart Health Test 3Video: The Journal, Human Genetics, Publishes Results Supporting Interleukin Genetics' Heart Health Test 4Video: The Journal, Human Genetics, Publishes Results Supporting Interleukin Genetics' Heart Health Test 5
... Unparalleled Comfort Pick one of our pipettors ... the trigger and ejector positionsright where they should ... are ergonomically designed to help avoid repetitive stress ... Productivity In The Palm Of Your Hand ...
... for Unparalleled Comfort Pick one of our ... Notice the trigger and ejector positionsright where they ... pipettors are ergonomically designed to help avoid repetitive ... Productivity In The Palm Of Your Hand ...
... Ergonomic Design for Unparalleled Comfort Pick ... Notice the balance. Notice the trigger and ejector ... Thats because our pipettors are ergonomically designed to ... hours of pipetting. Productivity In The Palm ...
... The total ergonomic solution and best value ... feather touch action and ultra lightweight design ... tip ejection with long, lever tip ejector ... , Accepts universal tips or for greater ...
Medicine Products: