How To Protect The Eyes When Using A Computer

Last Updated on July 24th, 2015.

Protect-your-Eyes-from-your-Computer-screen2If you spend long hours in front of your computer, it may affect your eyes in the long run. You may start experiencing blurred vision or eye strain due to this. As we are aware, the eyes is a sensitive part of the body. It should be protected by all means., Africa’s N1 Hotel Booking Portal rounds up some ideas on how you can protect your eyes when using a computer.

Sit at a reasonable distance away from the screen

You shouldn’t sit too close to your computer. It is not good for the eyes. Sit a respectable distance from your system and ensure that you Zoom-in so you do not strain your eyes to see the text on your screen.

Blink consistently

Although the eyes blink naturally, you need to remind yourself to blink consistently. It has to be a deliberate action in order to re-moisturize the eyes. When you glare often at your computer, the eyes actually dry up which is not actually good for the eyes.

Adjust Screen setting

Today, in many companies in Lagos, computers are a key feature in nearly every one of them. Hence, Workers and all computer users must be aware that the brightness of the screen is what affects the eyes. So, ensure that you balance the brightness of adjusting the screen setting according to your environment. You can also close curtains and switch off lights to prevents sun rays. Hence, balance the lighting of your computer.


Take regular breaks

This will also give your eyes rest from the glare your computer. Don’t hesitate to go on breaks at regular intervals.

Use glasses

This is perhaps the best way to protect your eyes. You don’t need to worry about any brightness or sitting at a respectable distance, just use your sunscreen and you are good to go.


Adeniyi Ogunfowoke   |    Travel/Technology Writer
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