Does anyone get really bad CVS after 5 minutes?

  thedarkhorse89 07:50 06 Nov 2018

I have a Macbook Pro (Retina) High Sierra.

Does anyone else get really bad computer eye strain? I bought a Mac earlier this year and a few months in I had to start wearing sunglasses and doing all the things people do to avoid CVS (eliminate glare, the 20/20/20 rule, breaks, turning brightness down, etc).

I don't want to turn this post into an anti-Mac thing. I can't look at the screen without some kind of sunglasses on as I immediately feel sick and or get headaches.

Just some more things: - I do blink. - I do the 20/20/20 rule. - I don’t believe I need glasses as I’m fine with my Windows Matte screen (though I must admit after a few days on Mac I wake up with blurred vision/red eyes). - Annoyingly, I am very much (constantly) adjusting for glare. Whether that’s using table lamps and wearing anti-glare glasses. - I’ve got NightShift on. Someone mentioned something about fiddling with the refresh rate?

Are some people just more light sensitive/and or unable to physically cope with the LED/retina. I can't help but think it's that?

Any help is much appreciated.

  thedarkhorse89 07:54 06 Nov 2018

Also, turning brightness down often heightens the glare and I start to see flickers.

  Forum Editor 15:50 14 Nov 2018

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