|Computer Vision Syndrome (Children and Teens) |
Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is defined as the complex of eye and vision problems associated with computer use. Most parents are concerned with the types of people or subject matter that their children and teenagers are encountering online and on television. Very few if any worry about the effects on their children’s eyesight. You’ve all experienced it – the burning itching heavy eyes that result after spending hours on the computer. Now imagine how drastic the effects could...Read More
|Reducing Symptoms of Computer Eyestrain |
Nine Ways to Reduce the Symptoms of Computer Eyestrain
Eyestrain is the number one complaint in office jobs but there are many things you can do to reduce these symptoms. Here are nine tips for ways to reduce eyestrain.
1. GET AND EYE EXAM This is the most important thing you can do to prevent or treat computer vision problems. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety an...Read More
|Using your Eyes and your Computer |
Using Your Eyes and Your Computer To minimize discomfort when working at your computer avoid looking at the monitor for long periods of time. It’s 1:00 p.m. and you’ve been working at your computer since 9:00 a.m. Your eyes feel irritated and fatigued your vision is blurry and you still have several hours of work ahead of you.
The symptoms you are experiencing are common among people who do considerable “near” work including those who work with computers. The sympto...Read More