Ophthalmology & Optometry/Computer Work

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Question
I work on my computer all day; it is my job. I experience eye strain and fatigue.

Is it bad to wear sunglasses while on a computer?
Do computer glasses really work?

Answer
Sunglasses are only designed to wear outdoors for protection and comfort of the eyes from the harmful UV A and  U V
B. Rays of
Light from the sun and to
Minimize glare and reflections.  There are anti glare eyeglasses available for computer use and to
Relax the eyes fatigue which can set in after hours of tedious computer work.  And remember the Rule of 20:  for every
20 minutes on the
Computer, take a 20 second break and look
And an object 20 feet awAy    Hope this helps.  Dr Berger  

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DR. KENNETH BERGER

Expertise

Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Experience

36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

Organizations
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

Education/Credentials
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

Awards and Honors
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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