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Posted on 12-21-2017

How to Avoid Eye Damage from Computer Screens

If you are concerned about the damage that can be caused by working on a computer all day, it may be time to check with your eye doctor about different strategies that can help. As you grow older it becomes even more important to protect your vision from computer glare.

Your Port St. Lucie eye doctor is here to help and can provide the most up-to-date remedies to treat eye strain that is caused by computer screens.‚Äč

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Eye Strain is increasing with Today's Heavy Computer Use

Recent studies have indicated that 50% to 90% of all people that use computers as a major part of their job report that they suffer from eye strain. And your Port St. Lucie eye doctor agrees that eye strain is increasing with today's heavy computer use. 

Helpful Treatments for Computer Eye Strain

If you are noticing discomfort in your eyes after a long day spent in front of a computer screen, Dr. Durante is here to help. Here are some helpful strategies to protect your vision.

  • Make sure your office has proper lighting.
  • Adjust the brightness of your display monitor to the lowest possible setting while also increasing the text size, and be sure to use black text on a white background whenever possible. 
  • Take "blinking breaks" throughout the day, and also take a few minutes each hour to look away from the screen and rest the eyes.

Make an Appointment with Our Port St. Lucie Optometrist for Computer Eye Strain Treatment

The entire staff at Cohen's Fashion Optical, located at 3468 NW Federal Highway, understands the importance of protecting one's eyes at work and can recommend 

Contact our office at (772) 217-4575 to schedule a comprehensive eye exam.

What have been the most effective strategies for relieving your computer eye strain?

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