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What causes eye pain using the computer?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Dry eye

Dry eye is very common.
I would try artificial tears frequently during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses 1-2 times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, see an eye doctor.

In brief: Dry eye

Dry eye is very common.
I would try artificial tears frequently during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses 1-2 times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, see an eye doctor.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dryness

Dryness most likely, or, you are far-sighted and need glasses.

In brief: Dryness

Dryness most likely, or, you are far-sighted and need glasses.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. Michael Sayegh
Ophthalmology

In brief: Dry eye usual culpri

"computer eye strain" is most often from dry eye.
Our blink rate decreases up to 70% while on the computer. This causes evaporation of your tears and increases discomfort. The solution is either frequent breaks from the computer or supplementing with artificial tears. If you are over forty you made need a mild reading glass as well.

In brief: Dry eye usual culpri

"computer eye strain" is most often from dry eye.
Our blink rate decreases up to 70% while on the computer. This causes evaporation of your tears and increases discomfort. The solution is either frequent breaks from the computer or supplementing with artificial tears. If you are over forty you made need a mild reading glass as well.
Dr. Michael Sayegh
Dr. Michael Sayegh
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