Computer Vision Syndrome
Extensive testing in government laboratories has established that the computer monitor-emit no harmful ionizing radiation (such as X-ray) or non-ionizing radiation (such as ultraviolet) under normal operating conditions. However, Computer monitors can cause dry eyes, eyestrain, eye irritation, Headache, backache etc. or muscles spasm. Changing the arrangement of the workstation or providing rest to the eyes in between the work can often relieve these complaints.
- Computer users should keep their screen at a distance
- Place the monitor slightly below eye level
- The reference material should be kept close to the screen to minimize head and eye movements and focusing changes.
- Illumination should be proper to minimize reflection and glare use.
- The monitor screen should be kept clean
- Frequent blinking will lubricate the eyes and prevent them from drying out.