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Introduction to Eye Strain and Fatigue for Web Developers

Welcome to the next installment of Developer’s At Home, a blog series focused on ergonomics and reducing eye strain and fatigue for web developers. If you spend long hours in front of a computer screen, you know the toll it can take on your eyes. From dry, itchy eyes to headaches and blurred vision, the symptoms of eye strain and fatigue can be debilitating.

But did you know that eye strain and fatigue are more than just a nuisance? They can actually lead to long-term vision degradation if left unchecked. According to a study by The Vision Council, 70% of Americans experience symptoms of digital eye strain, and it’s only expected to increase as more and more people spend their days staring at screens.

Web developers are especially at risk for eye strain and fatigue due to the nature of their work. They spend long hours coding, debugging, and testing, all while staring at a computer screen. Add to that the fact that many web developers work from home, and you have the perfect recipe for eye strain and fatigue.

So, what can you do to reduce eye strain and fatigue as a web developer? In this blog series, we’ll be exploring the best monitors and monitor accessories to reduce eye strain and fatigue, as well as the differences between laptop screen setups and dual monitors and how they affect eye strain and neck strain. Stay tuned for more!

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