What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer vision syndrome is a common condition that can cause your eyes to feel strained, dry and tired. In some cases you may experience headaches, discomfort and blurred vision.

Symptoms are easily treated and managed. There is no evidence that the syndrome causes long-term sight problems.

Computer vision syndrome occurs when your eye muscles get tired from staring at a screen for a long time. This can cause discomfort and distorted vision.

What are the symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome?

  • Eye strain
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry eye
  • Discomfort
  • Redness in your eyes

What are the causes of Computer Vision Syndrome?

  • Staring a long time at a computer screen
  • Glare
  • Moving air

How do you treat Computer Vision Syndrome?

  • Take regular screen breaks every 20 minutes
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Glasses
  • Contact lenses