Computer Vision Syndrome

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    What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

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    Computer Vision Syndrome

    Computer Vision Syndromes are becoming a major public health concern, less emphasis is given to them, particularly in developing countries.

    Computer Vision Syndrome results from prolonged digital device use, causing symptoms like blurred vision, eye strain, dry eyes, and headaches. Its prevalence is increasing, especially among children, due to excessive screen time. Contributing factors include poor posture and improper workstation setup. 

    CVS impacts productivity, health, and sleep patterns but is often overlooked, particularly in developing countries. Addressing personal and environmental factors is essential for prevention and management, recognizing CVS as a significant public health concern in today’s digital age.

    Computer Vision Syndrome FAQs

    Computer Vision Syndrome
    Anyone working on a computer for extended periods has an increased risk of developing computer vision syndrome. When you stare at a screen, you are forcing your eyes to focus and refocus for long periods. As a result, your eyes are using more muscles, causing fatigue and tired eyes.
    Computer eyewear are prescription glasses specifically designed for work on a computer. Generally speaking, these lenses enable you to focus better on a computer screen, which is usually at about 20in from your eyes
    Try practicing the 20/20/20 rule when using digital devices for an extended period. Every 20 minutes, look 20 feet away for 20 seconds. This exercise gives your eyes a break from the continued work of focusing on your computer screen.
    Yes! When shopping for the right pair of computer eyewear, ask us about the different options. Computer lenses are available in both single vision and progressive lens options to fit your vision needs.
    Yes. Even though you may not have computer vision syndrome now, you can still develop symptoms down the road. Many individuals experience reduced productivity and accuracy when working behind a screen, even without vision problems.