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Healthcare professionals: 3 ways you can relieve eye strain at work
 

Healthcare professionals: 3 ways you can relieve eye strain at work

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Healthcare professionals may find themselves needing to spend long hours looking at the computer screen each day. This prolonged interaction with the computer predisposes them to developing eye strain, also known as eye fatigue.
 
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17 Oct 2016 - General
 
I'm sure I am not taking good care of my eyes. As a dentist, I think we all eventually develop eye problems, if don't already have one before we get to school. I did, but looking into the mouth and working on small structures with almost limi...
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That moment when i am not still using any eyeglasses, i always have this eye strain where my eyes gets painful and it is a lilttle bit dry and an exhausted red eyes . I am glad that when i had my first eye check up, the opthalmologist advised me to t...
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I have had dry eyes for quite a some time now and yes long working hours on the computers is the main culprit in my case . It sometimes gets so severe that i have to use lubricants to get some relief. It takes almost 2 to 3 days of not using the comp...
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I am actually glad that I am wearing glasses as it makes me more concerned about my eyes. I heard about the 20-20-20 rule from my optometrist but I haven't followed her advise yet. hehe Another one to add is to use eye drops. Lubricating our eyes...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz While preventive measures, such as taking breaks from activities that cause eye strain are suggested, there are certain treatments which a person suffering from the condit...
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I think the most important tip is the first tip that was presented in the article. Its really important to relax ciliary muscles from time to time to avoid eye strain. However, this is difficult to do when you are operating, especially when you are u...
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In dentistry, the eye strain can be due to prolonged use of the microscope or not working in proper chair position and illumination. I have seen many young dentists not taking care of chair position during the diagnosis and even treatment. This may l...
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Really nice and essential discussion. We have to do a lot of reading and writing both on papers and computer screen. And it increase eye strain. The strain usually starts from student life and continues through professional life. Due to this strain ...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz Thanking for providing ways to reduce strain on eyes which is useful not only for Healthcare professionals, but also for IT professionals. The rule which you told 20-20 is...
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Healthcare workers and especially doctors have to read tremendous amounts of papers throughout of their never ending study and work. Eye strain is a very common complaint to encounter. After long time reading either an electronic or real paper transc...
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