Your Computer and Your Eyes: A Working Relationship

Computer eye strain

When using your computer, do you experience symptoms like headaches, eye strain, blurred vision, eye irritation, double vision, excessive tears or dry eyes, pain in the eyes or excessive blinking or squinting? That means you should visit our doctors for a comprehensive eye examination.

And, when you do, be sure to tell the doctor about the computer work that you do. Making sure that your workstation is correctly set up will greatly ease and minimize any discomfort you may suffer.

If possible, measure the distance from your screen to your eyes and any other working distances that are important to you.  Bring that information with you to your examination.  This will help the doctors prescribe the best lenses possible for your individual needs.

Look at this workstation drawing and compare it to your workstation to make sure that your environment is not causing your vision problems.

Human eyes were made for most efficient use at a distance, but if you use the suggestions made here and those made by our doctors, you will be able to use your computer more comfortably and productively.