Top
20
Doctor insights on: Computer Vision Syndrome Affect

Share
1

1
Does computer vision syndrome affect my visual acuity?

Does computer vision syndrome affect my visual acuity?

Yes: Yes. The tears break up quickly in many patients with computer vision syndrome. This may reflect the lower blink rate and increased tear evaporation. Since the first thing light hits on our eyes is our tears, this can negatively impact your visual acuity. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Richard Bensinger
1,704 doctors shared insights

Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


2

2
How can I restore my vision after computer vision syndrome?

How can I restore my vision after computer vision syndrome?

Effects not permanen: "computer vision syndrome" is a description of the fatigue, blur, headache and irritation that comes from prolonged computer use. It's effect are temporary, frequently respond to brief rest and the use of eyedrops, and will cause no permanent change in the vision. ...Read more

3

3
Is it actually true that computer vision syndrome will ever go away?

Is it actually true that computer vision syndrome will ever go away?

Mostly: This is largely a condition due to eye dryness which occurs because of the offices in which computers exist. Computer work requires constant viewing at one distance which is tiring. Most who do this work for prolonged times are advised to wear the best eyeglass correction, have lubricating drops at hand for use, and take breaks over 1 1/2 hr. Looking off in the distance to rest your eyes. ...Read more

4

4
Can you tell me if I have computer vision syndrome can it cause real problems?

Can you tell me if I have computer vision syndrome can it cause real problems?

Take breaks: Computer vision syndrome is a term to describe common eye complaints in some ppl who use the computer for excessive periods of time. Symptoms include eye stain, dryness, headache, tearing, blurry vision and neck pain. This will not cause permanent eye problems, however if you experience these symptoms you should take breaks, use artificial tear drops and check your glasses rx with your eye doctor. ...Read more

5

5
I think im having computer vision syndrome... At times my vision is blurred and need plus lens to be able to read.

I think im having computer vision syndrome... At times my vision is blurred and need plus lens to be able to read.

Eye exam: You are most likely just far sighted. You need a dilated eye exam to reveal your true prescription and explain your focusing difficulty at near. Computer vision syndrome is usually eye fatigue and dryness from constant sustained near work and associated decreased blinking. Cvs can be helped with frequent artificial year drops. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Could Computer vision syndrome cause photophobia? Can it be cured? how long?

Could Computer vision syndrome cause photophobia? Can it be cured? how long?

YES: Computer vision syndrome can cause photophobia. Lubricant eye drops and prescription drops can help. See link http://www.ophthalmologymanagement.com/articleviewer.aspx?articleid=100686 ...Read more

7

7
Iam suffering from computer vision syndrome what should I do to stop that?Is there any therapy? (tired eyes, red or dry)the symptoms

Iam suffering from computer vision syndrome what should I do to stop that?Is there any therapy? (tired eyes, red or dry)the symptoms

Computer vision : 18 you male with computer vision syndrome. If you use eye glasses, your eye doc can guide you to the proper prescription for computer viewing. Lots of folks use a special pair just for that. Periodic blinking can keep the eyes most--they an dry out from staring.Chinese and natural medicine doc can provide eye exercises. Your eye doc may suggest over the counter/prescribed eye drops for moisture. ...Read more

9

9
Is it possible for computer games to make your vision permanently blurry?

No: The eyes work full time when open at whatever activity you ask of them. Computer games are a concentrated activity but so are most activities such as reading, driving, watching tv or a ball game. Computer games may do things to your mind but not to your vision. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
How come using the computer a lot worsens your vision?

How come using the computer a lot worsens your vision?

It doesn't: There is no evidence to show that using a computer will worsen your vision. It may cause headaches and "eyes strain" though. ...Read more

11

11
Could one get vision impairment from too much computer time?

Could one  get vision impairment from too much computer time?

No.: Just a good case of eye strain and dry eye. Computer screens induce staring and that is the starting point for most computer related eye problems. Liberal use of artificial tears can be very helpful. ...Read more

14

14
Is it true that using computers can make your vision blurry in the future?

Is it true that using computers can make your vision blurry in the future?

Induced myopia: Excess near work can lead to induced myopia even in late teens which causes blurry vision and need for glasses. ...Read more

15

15
Is washing face after using computer for so long can make your vision deggrade ?

Is washing face after using computer for so long can make your vision deggrade ?

Not usually: Neither using a computer nor washing your face affects the eye much, other than by means of surface irritation. If you get soap in the eye while washing your face, the eye can be irritated. If you were using the computer beforehand, there may have been some surface drying that made the eye more irritable, so the soap may have been more uncomfortable than usually, and affecting vision form tears. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
How can I stop my vision from getting worse when I use the computer all day at work?

Computer use: Does not affect the vision. Age does. If you are having trouble seeing the computer screen, it's time for new glasses. ...Read more

17

17
When I use a computer in a dark room sometimes my vision is blurry. Why could that be?

When I use a computer in a dark room sometimes my vision is blurry. Why could that be?

Pupillary dilation: If you are fixated on the computer screen, which is bright, your pupils are likely constricted more. This allows your to read the screen. Additionally, your lens changes shape for near focus, called accommodation. The distant objects, when your eye is in this state, will appear blurrier. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
Do I need to have a different papillary distance value for the single vision (SV) reading, SV computer and SV reading?

Reading: In general reading glasses are set to read at 12- 14 inches whereas computer glasses, to prevent strain are set at 26 inches. That is why many individuals develop eye strain at computers. Please discuss with your optometrist. ...Read more

19

19
Horizontal lines in vision while swaying from side to side, when looking at a computer or tv screen. Just making sure if that's normal?

Horizontal lines in vision while swaying from side to side, when looking at a computer or tv screen. Just making sure if that's normal?

Unusual issue: Obviously a transient issue that sounds non progressive ; without visual loss. Probably a benign visual disturbance, the mechanism of which I am not sure of. ...Read more

20

20
Hi the past week i have bin having headaches and my vision the past 2 days has gone blurry, i work at a computer 5 days a week and 8 hrs a day?

Hi the past week i have bin having headaches and my vision the past 2 days has gone blurry, i work at a computer 5 days a week and 8 hrs a day?

Dry eyes are your: top issues when you are working at a computer 40 hours a day nonstop. You aren't using your blink reflexes, and your eyes are drying out. So use a post it note saying, 'BLINK!' and use nonpreservative lubricating drops (artificial tears) to help your eyes be less blurry!Do give your eyes a break and blink or close your lids too.UR blink reflex basically turns into staring at a screen for 40 hours! ...Read more