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From blinking more often to avoiding excess light: 5 tips to avoid eye strain at work

Here are 5 tips to follow in order to get rid of eye strain at work. (Source: Thinkstock/Getty Images)

Here are 5 tips to follow in order to get rid of eye strain at work. (Source: Thinkstock/Getty Images)

Most of our jobs require us to look at the computer screen for long hours, which in turn affects our vision. Eye strain can often lead to a range of problems including eye twitching, sore eyes, fatigue, tiredness and decreased productivity.

According to a study by NCBI, in a questionnaire survey, the prevalence of visual symptoms and eye strain factors in a group of chronic headache sufferers as compared with age- and sex-matched controls were determined. The visual symptoms studied were those not specific for headache, i.e., sensitivity to light and blurred vision. Sensitivity to light in the absence of headache was reported by 27.8% of controls and 44.7% of headache sufferers. The latter figure increased to 71.3% when headache was actually present.

 

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