Calling all individuals with tech jobs or to those who just love all things technology. With so many of us using computers at work, computer eye strain has become a common job-related ailment. A recent study reported that Americans spend more than 10 hours per day looking at a screen. Furthermore, studies show that eye strain symptoms occur in an average of 75 percent of computer workers. Symptoms include anywhere from decreased productivity and increased numbers of work errors, to minor annoyances like red, aching eyes. Prolonged screen time has a strong connection with obesity, and increases the risk of various vision ailments, including blurred vision, loss of focusing power, and dry aching eyes.
Continue reading to learn how to naturally reduce your risk of computer eye strain and other common ailments quickly and easily:
Part 2: Squeeze Blinking
When we get so involved in our work behind a computer we forget to blink or blink at a lower rate than normal. Blinking produces tears, and not only lubricates the eyes but also circulates important nutrients around them. Not blinking properly results in tired, gritty, dry and aching eyes. In an earlier vlog, we showed users a Slow Blinking Exercise as a natural solution. Another quick and easy exercise to try is Squeeze Blinking, which is occasionally squeezing your eyes shut for a few seconds. Squeeze Blinking helps you produce tears whenever you need to lubricate your eyes.
Check out this 45-second Squeeze Blinking exercise below, from Dr. Steven Beresford's Power Vision Program, for how to lubricate your eyes so thaty can refocus correctly:
More About The Power Vision Program:
The Power Vision program was developed by Dr. Steven Beresford and his team of optometrists to help people suffering from bad vision. In a clinical study, the Power Vision Program has proven to effectively improve vision. The program is composed of simple 2-10 minute therapy techniques that will open your eyes to a brighter, clearer way of seeing. Designed to be quick, simple, and fun, the program offers a manual, exercise tracks, biofeedback eye-charts, and free support. Those who dedicate more time to do the exercises can see better and faster results. The trick is to do something every day, even if only for a minute.
Testimonial: The Proof is in the Prescription
Many who have started the Power Vision Exercise program have seen results within a week, with significant improvement within three weeks. You can even realistically expect to regain normal or near normal vision and stop wearing corrective lenses (or reduce your dependency on them) in nearly six weeks!
Check out Patient X who consistently practiced the vision therapy exercises for about twelve weeks. As you can see, the lens prescription was significantly reduced!
About Touro College Graduate School of Technology
Touro College Graduate School of Technology offers many computer based graduate programs such as web multimedia design, information systems, and instructional technology. As a New York school of technology, the Touro College masters program has helped hundreds of students each year learn practical technology skills and a more stable career path!
Want to learn more ways to beat computer eyestrain? Check back for new video exercises coming soon.
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