Do you work on a computer all day? How to protect your eyes
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recommendations to set up your work space to make it safe and comfortable. These changes may help prevent or stop computer vision syndrome from affecting your life.
Monitor distance – The computer screen should be 20 to 28 inches from the eyes. This will let you to read the screen without leaning your head or neck to back and forth.
Monitor position – The computer screen should be directly in front of you and about 4 or 5 inches below eye level. You should not have to twist your head or neck to clearly see your screen.
For multifocal lens wearers – You should be able to view the screen without bending your head or neck backward. Lenses made especially for computer work may be prescribed by your eye doctor.