Desk Light Designed For Your Eyes

Desk Light & Everyday Computer Use

I wear my sunglasses at night.

Not really, but almost. I’ve got pale blue eyes, which makes them highly susceptible to light. In the morning when I come into the office it takes a couple hours for my eyes to fully adjust, especially with the overhead lights and glare from the computer. If it was professionally acceptable, I’d absolutely wear my sunglasses indoors for a bit.

Regardless of your light threshold, the strain we put on our eyes during the average week is not to be trifled with. Staring at screens for eight hours a day is causing more and more office workers to develop symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome, which I’ll admit doesn’t sound like a real thing but actually is.

Having grown up with computers, my sensitive blue eyes are more than familiar with screen glare, but recently they’ve been getting painfully dry. I’ve gotten eye drops and all that, but if something isn’t done about the problem itself, I’ll just keep treating symptoms.


Natural OLED Desk Light by Workrite

That’s why I’m stoked about the Natural OLED Desk Light from Workrite. This task light emits a light so similar to natural sunlight, I might be able to get away with wearing my sunglasses inside. Okay, probably not, but it is designed to consistently project its light without producing any glare, UV, or blue light, making it the optimal task light for the office.

Even if your eyes aren’t as sensitive as mine, they still need to be protected from the strain you put on them just by doing your job. With the touch sensitive dimming switch on the Natural OLED Desk Light, you can change the brightness as your eyes change throughout the day so your desk is always properly illuminated. In the movement towards healthy offices and workers, let’s not turn a blind eye to...well, our eyes.

If you’re interested in the Natural OLED Desk Light or want to make some changes to your office, b+c office interiors is here to light the way! 

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Ergonomics 101

How to sustain ergonomic habits at your workstation:


1. Raise or lower the seat to ensure your thighs are parallel to the floor with your feet flat on the floor or a footrest.

2. Adjust seat pan depth to maintain two inches of clearance between the back of your knees and the front edge of the seat.

3. Adjust backrest height to comfortably fit the small of your back.

4. Adjust the recline tension, if necessary, to support varying degrees of recline throughout the day. Avoid the use of recline locks.

5. Lean back and relax in your chair to allow the backrest to support your upper body


6. Use an articulating keyboard support and position it 1 to 1.5 inches above your thighs. Angle the keyboard away from your body to keep wrists straight while typing. Rest your palms—not your wrists—on a palm support.


7. Position your mouse close to the keyboard or over the numeric keypad to minimize reaching. Avoid anchoring your wrist on the desk. Instead, glide the heel of your palm over the mousing surface and use your entire arm to mouse. 


Position the monitor at least an arm’s length away with the top line of text at or slightly below eye level. Tilt the monitor away from you so your line of sight is perpendicular to the monitor.


Position a task light to the side opposite your writing hand. Shine it on paper documents but away from computer monitors to reduce glare.


Align the monitor and spacebar with the midline of your body and arrange frequently used work tools within easy reach. Prop reference documents between your body and the monitor with an in-line document holder.


Take two or three 30- to 60-second breaks each hour to allow your body to recover from periods of repetitive stress.

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