Computer Vision Syndrome

Staring at a computer screen, smartphone, video game or other digital devices for long periods of time can cause eye strain, eye fatigue and exacerbate dry eye symptoms.

Computer vision syndrome can present with one or more of the following signs and symptoms:

  • Headaches
  • Blurred Vision
  • Red Eyes
  • Eye Fatigue and/or tiredness
  • Eye strain
  • Eye irritation
  • Difficulty refocusing

According to research, computer vision syndrome can affect up to 90% of people who spend 3 or more hours at a computer. It can cause significant eye strain and affect your quality of life. You don’t have to suffer from dry eye disease anymore. At North Georgia Eye we have advanced techniques for diagnosing and treating dry eye symptoms. Please visit one of our eye care providers to discuss your options.