Computer Vision Syndrome

In today’s technology-driven world, it’s almost impossible to go an hour, let alone a day, without resting your eyes on some sort of digital screen. From desktop computers to smartphones and tablets, we are dependent on computers, and with this dependency comes an increased risk of eyestrain and eye fatigue. Computer Vision Syndrome is quickly becoming a major eye concern, but it can be stopped, as we discuss in these articles.

Computer Vision Syndrome 101 – CVS Tips

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a now-famous enemy of the modern workforce. However, there’s another contender running for first place. If you haven’t yet heard of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) or digital eye strain, you soon will. Although less severe than Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, CVS is the most common computer-related injury today. As defined by the […]

Eye Can’t Believe It: Staggering Computer Vision Stats

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No doubt about it, we’re well into the digital age. More people than ever have computers, smartphones and tablets. And, because of that, more people than ever report having vision problems related to too much screen time, like computer vision. Nearly all are connected to the internet. In many ways, this is a positive development. […]

How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?

How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?

In the past, when kids were not in school, they mostly spent their time roaming the outdoors, playing games with friends and exploring the surrounding area. Likewise, adults spent a large amount of their leisure time enjoying the outdoors, having barbecues, taking hikes, or pursuing home improvement projects. Times have changed, however, and an increasing […]

eReader vs. Printed Book: Which Is Better for Your Eyesight?

eReader vs. Printed Book

In today’s increasingly digital world, interactions with printed media are becoming less common every day. Between smart phones, handheld game systems, high definition televisions and computer monitors, more and more people are spending their time looking at screens, rather than pages. What effect is this having on our eyesight? It’s becoming common knowledge that these […]

6 Refreshing Eye Exercises for Tired Computer Users

6 Refreshing Eye Exercises for Tired Computer Users

Staring at a computer screen all day long sure puts a strain on your eyes. Poor lighting, an increase in visual demands and not enough blinking are all factors that contribute to computer-related eyestrain. Added to that, many people now use electronic reading devices instead of books, which just makes the strain on your eyes […]

New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

If you’re a citizen of Earth, there’s no doubt that you’ve used a digital device. Actually, you have to be using some type of digital device to be accessing this article in the first place. That means you could potentially suffer from digital eye strain. Millennials are among the most affected by digital eye strain. […]

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

If you’re no stranger to our blog (and we hope you aren’t), then you’ll know that we’ve extensively covered the topic of digital eye strain or Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Digital eye strain is an all too common condition that can potentially affect anyone with a digital device. In this day and age, that’s just […]

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

The world we live in is changing fast; especially when it comes to the workplace. Office work is a relatively new form of work. Before that most of our ancestors were manual laborers. As a result, their eyes had evolved to see long distances. However, the world today is much different. Most of us work […]

The Computer Vision Syndrome Infographic

Computer vision syndrome, also known as CVS, has been on every doctor’s radar for a while now. As we become more and more digital with everything we do, we may be putting our eyes and bodies at risk. CVS has been on the rise and according to an infographic put together by FramesDirect and NowSourcing, digital […]

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