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Help Your Eyes With the 20-20-20 Rule

If you stare at a screen all day, you're going to go blind. Okay, well maybe that isn't true, but you are likely to experience eye strain from spending most of your day looking into a computer screen. There are a lot of different ways to help prevent this. Recently, I learned about the 20-20-20 rule. This will remind you to take regular breaks and relax your tired eyes. The 20-20-20 rule recommends that you should give your eyes a break every 20 minutes by looking at something that … [Read More]

Blame Your Office Computer for Your Eye Strain. Also Blame Your Phone, Your TV, Your Tablet…

Lately, I've had some co-workers express concern for my well-being because I've been walking around the office with tears in my eyes. But it's not me that's sad--it's my EYES.   Like so many "office" jobs, mine requires hours spent staring at a computer screen-reading, typing, referencing databases, using the Internet. Computers are essential for conducting business. Unfortunately that dependence can come at a cost to the employees, especially when it comes to eye health. &n… [Read More]
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