It is not uncommon these days to see kids and adults spend a significant part of their day glued to computer screens. Computers are now an essential component of all spheres of our lives – studies, work, leisure and even family time! In fact, technology has overtaken our lives to the extent that one of the first toys an infant plays with these days is usually a tablet or a smartphone. This increased technology-driven lifestyle can have adverse effects on our eye health.
Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) refers to the vision problems that result from prolonged computer use. They are usually caused by a combination of improper seating posture, poor lighting in the room, glare from the computer screen, sitting too close or too far from the screen, and uncorrected eye health disorders.
Some of the common symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome are:
Computer Vision Syndrome can be avoided by taking the following simple corrective measures:
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