Advances in technology have forced us to use our eyes in ways we previously never have, causing eye strain. Perhaps the greatest culprit in technology-related eye strain is the computer. Millions of peoples spend all day at a computer in order to fulfill their job responsibilities. Those fortunate enough to work at a job that doesn’t require constant viewing of a computer monitor often spend hours in front of one on evenings and weekends. Video games and television provide further strain on our eyes.
This has led to a condition called computer vision syndrome, which over time will cause deterioration of your vision. Some common symptoms of computer vision syndrome include: