Here are some guidelines for adjusting your display to reduce glare and to
accommodate your physical size and shape.
Arrange the display so that the top of the screen is slightly below your eye level
when you’re sitting at the keyboard. The best distance from your eyes to the screen is
up to you, although most people tend to prefer 18 to 28 inches (45 to 70 cm).
Position the display by tilting it up or down to minimize glare and reflections from
overhead lights and nearby windows.
Screen positioned to
avoid reflected glare
hands in a
or tilted slightly
Feet flat on the floor
or on a footrest
Top of the screen at or
slightly below eye level
(You may need to adjust
the height of your display
by raising or lowering
your work surface)
18–28 in. (45–70 cm)
For more information about health, safety, and maintenance, go to the Apple
ergonomic website at www.apple.com/about/ergonomics.