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Reducing Eye Fatigue

Children are at higher risk to develop eye strain and vision concerns due to excessive electronic usage with remote learning

Tips for reducing eye strain/fatigue
- Make sure screens are at least 20 cm/10 inches away
- Schedule breaks to be away from the screen
- Position online learning next to a window to be able to look outside
- Decrease extra screen time on tablets/phones/TV/video games during the school week
- Get outside

Warning Signs
- Eye irritation
- Watery or dry eyes
- Blurry vision
- Headaches
- Light sensitivity
- Sore neck/shoulders due to poor posture

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Topic: Excessive Screen Time Causing Eye Strain - 11/20/20.

Author
Samantha Reeh, CPNP Samantha Reeh has been a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) for over 5 years. She believes in providing education to parents and children about their health and wellness. Her goal is to help teach families to take control of their health, both physical and emotional, and be active participants in their care. While not in the clinic taking care of patients or doing her weekly live Facebook videos, she loves spending time with her 2 dogs and exercising.

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