The internet is everywhere but that doesn’t have to mean there is nothing that can be done to alleviate Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Eye strain is not gender or age specific. From school aged children to working adults, anyone with a laptop, iPhone, tablet or any other kind of digital device can suffer its effects. Evidence shows that very few people who work or play at a screen regularly are symptom free.
How Does A Computer Screen Affect Vision?
In short, CVS is the result of ocular repetitive motion (just like carpal tunnel syndrome) and the longer it continues, the worse your eyes are going to feel. Eyes are forced to continually focus and refocus when they are locked on a video screen. Unlike printed material on paper, glare from the screen itself, contrast and flickering images all add to the strain digital media puts on the eyes. The lenses … Read more