11 Tips for Eliminating Computer Eye Strain

With so many of us using computers at work, computer eye strain has become a major job-related complaint. Studies show that eye strain and other bothersome visual symptoms occur in 50 to 90 percent of computer workers. Here are 11 easy steps you can take to reduce your risk of computer eye strain and other common symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS): Take a break – Use the 20-20-20 rule: every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and look at something 20 feet away. Blink frequently – Do not forget to blink periodically. Staring at computer screens can dry our … Click here to continue…..

What your eyes say about your health

Just like your teeth, even your eyes reveal your general well-being. Here’s how you can determine your ailment from the condition of your eyes. If you have bloodshot eyes: It means you may have high blood pressure. The broken vessels in the eye indicate that the high blood pressure has caused the vessels in the retina to kink, which makes them burst. This can lead to strokes or heart attacks. To lower your blood pressure, avoid sodium in your diet and eat more potassium-rich foods. If you have dry eyes: Constant drying up of eyes and sensitivity to light would … Click here to continue…..

Eye make-up tricks to lift your look

It is sometimes a struggle waking up in the morning, especially after a not so sound sleep. But one can fake the appearance of a good night’s sleep with some cool make-up effects. And who better to tell us about them than the women on the streets of New York? Here are the tips from them: Use your nude liners: Jordan says: “(I use) a nude eyeliner on the inner water line because I’m exhausted all the time and this takes out the redness and makes you look awake.” Get fuller lashes with powder: Emily says: “Sweeping powder over my … Click here to continue…..

What to do when you get something in your eye

Got some dust in your eye? Or some other irritant like an eyelash or cigarette ash? You can use the following technique to help others as well as yourself. Before doing anything, make sure you don’t do what you absolutely shouldn’t: rub or press the eye, lift the eyelid, or remove contact lenses without washing your hands. How to proceed? Examine your eye. Is it red? Swollen? Is it tearing? What do you feel? Does it itch? Burn? Is your vision blurred? Let nature do its work – it is usually effective. Tears and natural eye movements will usually get … Click here to continue…..

Avoid eye problems caused by T.V. and monitors

The eye was not made to be constantly focused on close objects. If your work requires that you stare at a computer screen all day long or if you watch a lot of television, stop from time to time to do a few eye exercises. For example, roll your eyes in large circles in both directions; look over to each side as far as possible and then go from up to down; or scan an imaginary text on the wall from left to right; or look out the window as far as you can following the horizon then return to a point right in front of you … Click here to continue…..

How to reduce risk of computer eye strain & some common symptoms of Computer vision syndrome (CVS)

Use proper lighting (Eye strain often is caused by excessively bright light either from outdoor sunlight coming in through a window or from harsh interior lighting.Also avoid working under overhead fluorescent lights) Adjust the brightness of the display so it’s approximately the same as the brightness of your surrounding workstation. Adjust the text size and contrast for comfort, especially when reading or composing long documents. Reduce the color temperature of your display lowers the amount of blue light emitted by a color display for better long-term viewing comfort. Every 20 minutes look 20 feet away for 20 seconds to allow … Click here to continue…..

How to Improve Eyesight

Eye Exercises: Blink your eyes as fast as you can for some time. Close the eyes tightly for some time and then open. Do this for 5 times. Roll your eyes in clockwise as well as anticlockwise direction for 5 times. Look at an advertisement or some written material from a far place and try to read it by focusing your eyes. Food that is good for Eyes Carrot Eggs Milk Apricots Berries Blackcurrants Cold-water Fish Collard Greens Grapefruits Grapes Lemons Spinach Fish Oils Harmful for your eyes Foods and additives containing Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) Looking directly into the sun … Click here to continue…..