HeatShield anti-glare window film to control computer glare
When your work involves use of a computer, there is a better than even chance you have CVS. Research shows eye problems caused by the use of computers affects between 50% and 90% of users. It is such a common problem it has a name - Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).
Some of the symptoms of CVS include; Blurred vision Double vision Dry, red eyes eyes burning, neck aching, vision blurring, or head throbbing, you Eye irritation might have a common problem known as eyestrain. Headaches Neck or back pain and can have a real effect on your work performance and quality of life.
What can you do?
1. Reduce glare on the computer screen. Glare is caused by external sources of light and is seen as a shadow or reflection on the computer screenthat can contribute to eye strain. If a nearby window is causing glare on your screen or worse, direct sunlight on your screen, then you should move the monitor, close the blinds or curtains, or install window tinting. Smart Films Heatshield has been specially developed to control glare and heat in the office. This window film will reduce the heat coming through the window by almost 80% and control glare from the sun. The installation of this film will significantly improve the comfort and productivity of staff
The installation of the HeatShield ant-glare window tinting film is so effective at controlling the glare from the sun coming through an office windows it may reveal secondary sources of glare, such as overhead lights, which can often be addressed through the installation of a dimmer switch.
2. Other things you can do is to rearrange your desk. The optimal position for your computer monitor is slightly below eye level and about 50cm to 70cm from your face. In this position you shouldn't have to stretch your neck or strain your eyes to see what's on the screen. Put a stand next to your computer monitor and place on the stand any printed materials sp you won't have to look up at the screen and back down at the desk while you type.
3. Regularly give your eyes a break. Look away from the screen every 20 minutes or so and either gaze out the window or scan the room for about 20 seconds to rest your eyes. Blink often to keep the eyes moist. If your eyes get dry you can use lubricating eyedrops.
4. You can also adjust computer settings and find the best settings for your vision if you find the default setings for brightness, contrast, and font size uncomfortable.
For more information on CVS:
Virtual Medical Centre http://www.myvmc.com/lifestyles/office-ergonomics-preventing-eye-strain/
All About Vision http://www.allaboutvision.com/cvs/