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Eye Strain and Neck Pain

03-24-2017, 12:08 PM
#11
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,674
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Originally Posted by Coldar View Post
Finding that using the "range of motion technique" does help my neck and upper back region. Good info, thanks!
Yeah, that does work! I've been doing that for years! You gotta move around if you're gonna be in one spot!
03-28-2017, 05:05 AM
#12
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Belfast N Ireland
Posts: 2,186
I've always fancied a pair of Gunnar glasses for my PC have never splashed the cash though given the prices (I'm also sure you can probably get the same thing cheaper not from Gunnar).

There are also a few software programs like F.lux that claim to make things easier on your eyes as well.

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out

03-28-2017, 05:29 AM
#13
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,820
@Teknikal: interesting glasses, bookmarked

@gezoyte: The above reminded me: Since Apple introduced "Night Mode" (warmer colors, less blue) , I use it almost permanently, as it is much easier on my eyes (I sit in front of a computer all day too) . Did you give that a shot yet, if it makes a difference for you?
03-28-2017, 12:09 PM
#14
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,674
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Originally Posted by Nullzone View Post
@Teknikal: interesting glasses, bookmarked

@gezoyte: The above reminded me: Since Apple introduced "Night Mode" (warmer colors, less blue) , I use it almost permanently, as it is much easier on my eyes (I sit in front of a computer all day too) . Did you give that a shot yet, if it makes a difference for you?
Hmmmm. Good idea! Honestly, I didn't know that and have never used it! Wonder if I can get that on my iPad? Looked in display/brightness and didn't see an option for that.
03-28-2017, 12:26 PM
#15
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,820
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Originally Posted by bigrand1 View Post
Hmmmm. Good idea! Honestly, I didn't know that and have never used it! Wonder if I can get that on my iPad? Looked in display/brightness and didn't see an option for that.
I cannot remember if I had to activate in the Settings first. If yes, it's under "Display & Brightness". You can even set it to automatically switch on, and set the color temperature.
Then, when swipe up to get the CommandCenter (or whatsitcalled), I have a big button "Night Shift: On".

However, if I recall right, they only added Nightmode with iOS 10.
04-27-2017, 02:07 PM
#16
In order to ensure that the eyes do not hurt and eyesight does not deteriorate, it is necessary to do exercises for the muscles of the eyes and neck. Systematic exercises improve vision and remove pain in the neck
05-16-2017, 04:29 PM
#17
Joined: Jun 2015
Posts: 27
If it hasn't been already mentioned, when sitting in front of the PC, your eye level should be lined up straight with the top of the monitor. Not the edge or border but the actual screen part itself at the very top. A comfortable chair is important but not TOO comfy. You don't want to be sinking down in it. I had problems for years at a desk with a monitor in front of me. Also, if you're writing or reading something, don't have your head tilted all the way down looking at whatever you have on the desk itself. Use something to elevate the work you have in front of you at an angle. I found a large 3-ring binder, empty, one the three inch jobs (up off the desk at the top), filled the bill quite nicely. Or you could always do what I did, RETIRE! 😀 I've been much better since I did that! No stress, less pain... less money, of course. But, you only live once, as they say. Now if I could only get rid of my Carpel Tunnel from years of playing games, I'd be doing great! Good luck to you.