Computer Vision Syndrome – What Can You Do? (Part 2) April 21, 2014 By Editor Eye health is crucial to your general well-being, after all you’ve only one pair of eyes. Given how much time is spent on the electronic screen, it becomes imperative to take steps to regulate time computer time. Eye doctors strongly suggest looking up every 20 minutes for 20 seconds (20/20 is easy to remember) to give your eye muscles time to relax. That’s a major part of taming the problem but there are other things to take into consideration as well. How’s the lighting in the room? Too bright? Adjust lighting so the screen does not emit glare. Use a glare filter is necessary. Even rearranging the table helps. Ideally, the screen should be slightly below eye level, positioned between 18 to 20 inches away from your eyes. Then, work the settings on the computer—adjust brightness, contrast, font size to find the best settings for your eyes. Being aware of this problem is half the battle won. You can now take steps to improve your work environment or regulate computer time to reduce eyestrain. Visit your eye doctor to discuss computer vision syndrome. Sometimes, you may need glasses or contact lenses to correct computer eye syndrome. Other cases may call for special computer glasses. If you think you can use some corrective lenses to counter-act the effects of C.V.S., give trusted Metro Detroit Eye Surgeons Eye Michigan a call today. With a combined experience of over 30 years, Doctors Grosinger, Spigelman & Grey will have you seeing clear in no time at all. Whether it’s a pair of glasses or LASIK corrective laser eye surgery you need, Eye Michigan is THE place to help you with your Computer Vision Syndrome and all other visual ailments.