Staring at Screens? Here Are 6 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Eye Health

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Does your job require you to stare at a screen for hours? Dry, red and itchy eyes are vision problems that women who work on computers all day long often experience. Doctors call this computer vision syndrome (CVS) — or digital eye strain. While it’s not a serious health concern, you should take care of your eyes if you’re stuck in a staring contest with your computer. Here are some tips. 1. Follow the 20/20/20 Rule A recent study reported patients who followed the 20/20/20 rule improved their dry eye conditions. After 20 minutes of screen time, give your eyes a break and look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. Why 20 feet and 20 seconds? When your eyes are focused on a…

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