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So... My grandma just got retired and since she has so much time for herself she has started to use the computer much more.
The problem is that she's complaining about feeling really sick after about 30 minutes of normal web-browsing. This is because she's an epileptic.
She has always had problems with computer monitors but now that she really wants to use a computer she feels very restricted because of this.

I'm simply wondering if any sort of monitors is very good for epileptics in some way or if all computer monitors are bad for epileptics? It seems like higher refresh rates on CRT-monitors played a big role back in the day but that "flat panels" usually isn't a problem. They are in this case however...

If you know anything about this me and my grandma would be more than grateful for any help thumb.gif
Edited by Uzanar - 8/23/13 at 1:32pm
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You could try lowering the sharpness of the monitor and giving it a good color calibration.
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You need a screen with the highest refresh rate possible. A 120hz lcd could give good results.

http://www.phcohealth.com/advicesheets/Epilepsy.pdf

Also try to reduce the contrast between colors as much as possible.

http://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/photosensitive-epilepsy/computer-television-screens
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