How to Stay on the Computer for a Long Time Without Your Eyes Getting Sore

Staring at a computer for a long time can not only strain your eyes, but make them become really red and irritated. Here is a step-by-step article on how to prevent this from happening to you.

Steps

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    If you are going to be on a computer for longer than an hour, you should have an LCD monitor. They don't put out radiation, and don't put out such a bright glare.
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    Don't stare hard at the screen. Look away from the screen every ten to fifteen minutes. Keeping your eyes on one spot isn't good.
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    Use eye drops in your eyes. If your eyes are sensitive you may want to put eye drops in every hour.
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    Keep at least two feet away from the monitor. This allows space between your face and your monitor.
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    Try to stand up at least once an hour. Your legs will start to cramp if you sit down for too long at a time, and if you sit every day all day long your muscles will atrophy over time. Not fun.
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    You can always try wearing monitor glare prevention glasses which help. They are mainly used by gamers.

Tips

  • LCD monitors are advantageous for so many other reasons... especially for kids and people who have a job requiring a lot of time on the computer.

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