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


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/


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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