Frank wrote: "Now I know why my eyes burn at
the end of the day..its those damned rays!"

Do not blame the rays. To avoid burning eye syndrome, it is very important to 
follow a few basic rules.

1. Remember to blink. This sounds like a no-brainer, but studies have shown 
that we tend not to blink when looking at the monitor (this includes kids who 
play computer games). 

2. Build micro breaks into your work day. Use your micro breaks to look away 
from your screen and focus on some point in the distance. If you are lucky 
enough to have a windw and a horizon, look at the horizon for a few minutes or 
do some other task like WC break, making coffee, filing, neatening up your 

3. Perform some simple eye exercises.

Remember - you are responsible for your own health.

Leah Smaller
Technical Communicator
Certified Feldenkrais Method practitioner
leah at

"What you truly learn best will appear to you later as your own discovery." 
(Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais)

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