Q. eTextbooks make my eyes hurt! How do I prevent that?

Answer

Eye strain related to reading computer screens is sometimes called "digital eye strain." What can you do about it?

According to Kondrot (2014) these simple things might help:

  • Taking a break
  • "Palming" your eyes
  • Blinking more frequently
  • Wearing computer glasses
  • Keeping your monitor bright
  • Increasing the light
  • Checking your computer position

Read more about it at: http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/03/health/digital-eyestrain/


Reference

Kondrot, E. (2014). How to avoid digital eyestrain.

Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/03/health/digital-eyestrain/

  • Last Updated Jun 22, 2018
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  • Answered By Dennis Johnson, CJ, LE, & Paralegal Librarian

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