Computer Vision Syndrome
and Digital Eye Strain
Computers, tablets, e-readers, smartphones and other electronic devices with visual displays all can cause tired eyes, digital eye strain and computer vision syndrome.
And computer-related eye problems have become widespread: according to The Vision Council, nearly 70 percent of American adults experience some form of digital eye strain.
Learn how to protect yourself from digital eye strain, including how specially designed computer glasses can relieve tired eyes, 10 tips to reduce computer eye strain, how computer ergonomics can minimize your risk of computer vision problems, and more.
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Computer Ergonomics for Healthy Vision
Follow these computer ergonomics tips to reduce your risk of stress-related discomfort, including computer vision syndrome, when using a computer.
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Eye Doctor Q&A on Computer Vision Syndrome
Reader-submitted questions about computer vision and computer eye strain, answered by All About Vision advisory board eye doctors.
Take this quiz on computer eye strain and computer vision syndrome to test your knowledge about how computer use affects your eyes and what you can do about it.
[Page updated March 2015]