As much as computers have revolutionized the way the world works, optometrists will attest to the fact that the use of computers has given rise to new challenges both at the workplace and in schools. Optometrists have found that by working long hours in front of a computer monitor, a condition referred to as “computer visions syndrome” (CVS) may develop. If you or your child spend more than two hours per day in front of a computer screen, it’s likely you will experience some degree of computer vision syndrome.
CVS is a temporary ocular condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer display for extended, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of CVS include headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, fatigue, eye strain, dry and irritated eyes, double vision, polyopia (multiple vision), and difficulty refocusing the eyes. Optometrists have also found that long-term side effects of untreated CVS can lead to Read more »