— PC eye comfort & health —
Reduce computer vision syndrome (CVS) symptoms
caused by computer light sensitivity:
Eye-strain / Tired eyes. Sore eyes. Dry eyes. Blurred vision. Headaches. Photophobia. General exhaustion. Etc…
You’ll also find useful information related to other conditions frequently associated with light sensitivity/photophobia.
Your solution to CVS
GLARminŸ is to help you consider the right issues to improve your eye comfort.
Your eye fatigue might be due to one or several different causes.
Making your eyes feel better might require some exploration
and may consist of one or more measures.
Also, if you still have doubts
I’ll do my best to help you.
Need a quick fix?
In case it is really bad read this first:
It should work no matter what caused your eye strain.
A short-term solution, though.
Is computer light* really
what is causing your eye strain?
* Computer light is considered the aggregate of all light to which your eyes are exposed when performing screen based tasks: light emitted by screen(s), indirect glare and reflections, and ambient lighting (artificial and natural).
a frequent cause of CVS
A common spectral power distribution for modern computer screens:
Unnaturally high emission of blue light which disturbs our precision vision.
Change text and background colors
To reduce CVS:
Warmer and darker colors have lower blue light content
Use colors higher in Red and lower in Blue on RGB scale
Ensure comfortable contrast
Now you understand the background choice for this site 🙂
It might not be the ideal color for you
but for most it is a lot better than white!
How to change colors in:
Light intensity, blue light content, and glare/reflections it generates
frequently cause eye fatigue.
Can’t change office lighting?
How to reduce glare and reflections on computer screen:
Solutions to other common
light sensitivity problems
High frequency light flicker sensitivity (coming up)
Photophobia / Light sensitivity and Glare:
Our fellow Glarmins’ experiences
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