Constant Computer Usage Can Cause Digital Eye Strain

Posted by Lauren Moffett on Mon, Oct, 08, 2012 @ 09:10 AM

In our technology-fueled world, it is important that users understand the importance of eye health. Did you know that constant improper computer and smartphone use is grounds for an individual to develop digital eye strain? Digital eye strain is the development of painful symptoms after the use of digital media for a prolonged amount of time.  These symptoms include “red or dry eyes, blurred vision, general fatigue, or headaches”. The Vision Council has a 16-page document dedicated solely to inform the masses of this problem; it also describes who can develop symptoms, and many ways to alleviate the symptoms of digital eye strain.

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Topics: computer usage, the vision council