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8 Ways to Avoid Computer Eye-Strain

Have you heard of Computer Vision Syndrome (or CVS)? No, it’s not a futuristic love affair between humans and machines; it’s a very real form of eyestrain caused by consecutive hours in front of a computer screen.

The good news is that you can avoid this affliction, and save yourself from the headachy, dry-eyed, gritty, red, blurry, burning form of eyestrain by preserving eye comfort in the following ways…

1. Reduce Screen Glare

One major cause of CVS is that annoying glare on your computer screen—you know the one that eventually gives you double vision and causes black spots to loiter in your peripheral vision? You can greatly reduce screen glare by using an anti-glare filters on your monitor. If that still doesn’t work, take a few seconds to adjust the screen contrast, tilt your screen, or draw the blinds to prevent distracting reflections.

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