Vision and VDUs
Are you feeling goggle-eyed after prolonged VDU use? Are your eyes red and sore towards the end of the day?
Read on for some top tips to make computer use less tiring on your eyes.
ABC for your VDU
- Avoid Staring
Use the 20/20 rule. Every 20 minutes look 20 metres away for 20 seconds.
This will help stop your eye muscles cramping and make it easier to relax your eyes at the end of the day.
People tend to blink less when doing concentrated work. Remind yourself to blink more often. This will help to stop your eyes drying out when using a VDU. Avoid staring at your screen like a zombie!.
- Check your eyesight
Uncorrected prescriptions can make it tiring on the computer. Get your eyes tested and find out if your vision can be improved for VDU use.
Lubricating eye drops are often a great way to keep your eyes comfortable when using a VDU.
Book your eye test today and find out how we can help you with your visual comfort when using your computer.