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Monitor Hoods blog posts | Our Photodon blog offers advice on ways to protect and improve your viewing experience on you device with protective solutions.

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Create A Portable Mini-Cubicle with A Photodon Monitor Hood

May 8, 2017 | By Jolynn Paige

Open office spaces, whereby employees all work in one open space with few to zero barriers in between them, can create problems. Productivity can slow because there are so many distractions. Or workers find they have no privacy.  A Photodon monitor hood is an affordable solution to these problems.

Photodon Monitor Hoods in the Workplace:

Professionally Designed for Office Use

  • Creates a kind of mini-cubicle in an open office
  • Increases privacy between adjacent computers
  • Allows worker to personalize their workspace
  • High quality, lightweight fiberboard base
  • Black embossed exterior vinyl wipes down easily
  • Light-absorbing gray cloth interior
  • Fully assembled and ready to install
  • Small notch on each side to access USB ports
  • Affordable

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Tips For Better Screen Viewing in the Workplace

March 29, 2017 | By Jolynn Paige

Ergonomist —  those who are concerned with providing the safest environment for workers — know that long-term computer use can lead to serious health hazards.  Staring at a monitor screen for hours on end can be irritating to a worker's eyes causing headaches, fatigue, eye strain and even long-term eye damage.

Here are some helpful tips to make viewing a computer screen for long periods of time more ergonomically-friendly, which may, in turn, create a safer and more productive environment for the workplace.

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Photodon Specializes in Screen Care Products

September 29, 2016 | By Jolynn Paige

What sets Photodon apart from our competitors when it comes to screen protectors, privacy filters, monitor hoods, promotional microfiber kits and screen cleaning supplies?  We're a small, custom shop, with a focus on lightening-fast, friendly customer service, and high-quality products. AND our prices are fantastic for our way-above-average long-lasting products.

Our motivation?  Knowing that we're helping people solve problems such as protecting expensive electronic equipment screens from getting scratched or broken, or knowing that we're providing blue light film that will safeguard our customers' eyes from the harmful effects of blue light spectrum on the human eye.

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Custom is What We Do

July 22, 2016 | By Jolynn Paige

Do you need a custom-designed solution for image-quality and/or screen protection issues for digital devices at your home or business?  Photodon  offers the option of customizing our computer monitor hoods, screen protective films, and microfiber cloths.  We can also custom-build screen cleaning kits with private labeling.

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8 Ways to Prevent Eye Strain and Computer Vision Syndrome

May 20, 2016 | By Jolynn Paige

Cut out the glare and reduce your eye strain!

“Eye strain does not have serious or long-term consequences, but it can be disruptive and unpleasant” says the Mayo Clinic. “It can make you tired and reduce your ability to concentrate.”

Eye strain (also known as asthenopia) is caused by overuse of the eyes. Activities such as reading for long periods of time or focusing too long at a computer screen or on other tedious visual tasks are some of the common culprits contributing to wide-spread asthenopia.  We hear from many people about the eye strain they experience caused by staring at the computer screen for too long which leads to a condition know as Computer Vision Syndrome (or  CVS).

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Ten Ways to Reduce Glare on Computer Monitors

March 28, 2016 | By Jolynn Paige

Visual health can be negatively affected when eyes are exposed to long periods of glare from monitors or other electronic devices. Many people are not aware that their eyes are being hit with glare from their screen.  The result can be unexplained headaches and eye fatigue.  In fact, headaches are a chief complaint amongst some of our customers who are looking for anti-glare solutions.   Long-term damage to the eye can also occur when it is constantly exposed to glare on a screen.

Here are ten ways to help reduce glare on your screen, which will, in turn, promote eye health.

Check for screen surface reflections by looking into your screen with the monitor off.  When the monitor is on, the reflections may not be as apparent  These reflections can obscure the screen image you want to see, causing unnecessary distractions and eye-strain. Observe and implement as many of these glare reduction ideas as possible:

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