For people with eye diseases like macular degeneration, digital tablets increased reading speed by as much as 42 words per minute, compared with that of print books or newspapers, so where the findings in a recent study at Robert Wood Johnston in New Jersey.
Why it Works
"The illuminated screens of tablets computers offer sharper resolution than printed materials and help readers discern words more easily," says Daniel B. Roth, MD, study leader.
Set brightness to maximum, avoiding places with strong back-ground glare (such as fluorescent lighting or sunshine). And increasing font size.