Eye Health

Eyestrain

Screensaver or eyesaver?

You know the feeling: you spend your day staring at a computer monitor and by mid-afternoon your eyes feel gritty and sore. But there’s hope.

The solution to PC eyestrain

Ever wondered why your eyes get tired when you work in front of your computer? An IT professional explains why this happens.

Eyestrain

Eyestrain occurs when the eyes tire after doing a visual task for a prolonged period.

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg and is currently practising at Tygerberg Academic Hospital in Cape Town. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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