Information about anti-glare screen protectors

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Information about anti-glare screen protectors
Anti-glare screen protectors provide a variety of benefits. (computer working image by NiDerLander from

Searching for information about antiglare screen protectors is something that almost everyone who owns a computer or other screen-containing electronic device will do at some point. When it comes to finding the best type of screen protector for your needs, you should take the health benefits, work productivity benefits and types into account.

General Information

Many people spend a majority of their working hours in front of a computer, staring at the same screen day in and day out. As a result, these people may find that they have difficulty seeing their computer screen at times, particularly when sitting in the sun. Anti-glare screens counter this problem not only for computers, but also for televisions, cell phones and other electronic devices.


Anti-glare screen protectors are designed to protect your eyes from screen glare, and your screen from spills and damage. Some screen protectors are combination glare reducers and privacy shields, which can come in handy for those who work in close proximity to others.

In terms of design, some antiglare screen protectors contain a self-adhesive backing and fit seamlessly over the screens of both laptop and desktop computers, as well as other electronic devices. Other types, called hanging filters, are meant for desktop computers and fit over the screen area of the computer monitor.

Work Productivity Benefits

Glare on the computer screen can hinder both viewing and work productivity. Anti-glare screen protector and privacy shield combinations can provide the added benefit of making it difficult for others to view sensitive or private client and business information.

Health Benefits

Glare can lead to eyestrain, since the eyes have to constantly adjust to compensate for the glare. Leaning in close to the screen in an attempt to read and work through the glare can cause neck strain and lead to poor posture. An antiglare screen protector can help prevent these problems.

Other Considerations

When shopping for the perfect antiglare screen protector, be sure to take the size and type of the device and screen in question into account. When in doubt, measure the screen to make sure that you select the correct one.

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