Playing video games for a long time without a break can cause eye focusing problems, as well as eye irritation. Make sure to take frequent breaks while playing video games. Even a five-minute break every half-hour will help prevent eye discomfort. And you may do some relaxing eye exercises such as palming. First, rub your hands together until they feel warm and then place them over your closed eyes. Secondly, sit quietly for one to two minutes with your hands over your eyes. Read more: http://www.visionworksusa.com/computereyestrain.htm
When you focus on playing video games, your eyeballs move less which may directly intense the eye muscles. If you keep on doing this for a long time, the eyes may feel tired and vision may get worse. You should have the rest and use the eyedrops to release the symptom. In addition, you should eat more food with vitamine A to be helpful for the eyes.
It is easy to make your eyes tired, if you use computer for a long time. I can offer you some tips for you to reduce eye strain.
1, do not place the computer by the window so as to avoid the light source from the overhead causing the reflect light.
2, the computer screen must be low than the eye
3, the distance between computer screen and the eye is 60 cm.
4, drink more green tea
5, after looking at a computer for one hour, eyes need to rest for 5 minutes
6 blink more
7, place a glass of water on the table to increase the surrounding humidity.
Well, I used to have the same problem with you, which made me very depressed you know? Anyway, from my personal experience, as a veteran video game player, there are several things you should do if you determine to change. Try to take longer breaks between two periods, during the breaks, drink more water, and breathe more fresh air. But, actually, the only way, yet the best way to reduce eye strain is to play less games. Hope you find it useful.