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What is Computer Vision Syndrome or Digital Eye Strain?


what is computer vision syndrome.


Computer vision syndrome is common in today's digital world because we spend more time in gadgets such as computer, smartphones, tablets, and this cause the computer vision syndrome.

Based on studies, the average adult spends 7 hrs on a computer. Digital eye strain is also called as  Computer vision Syndrome (CVS). 

Digital Eyestrain is caused by prolonged usage of digital screens which emits blue light

Here are a few symptoms of Digital Eyestrain.

  • Eye strain
  • Blurring eyes
  • Double vision
  • Dry eyes
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain

It is caused by the continuous usage of digital screens which include gadgets like

  • Computer 
  • Smartphone
  • E-readers
  • Tablets
  • Smartphone


Here are 5 tips to reduce Computer vision syndrome

5 tips to reduce Computer vision syndrome

       1. Frequent Eye Blinking

To keep your eyes moist and mucus it is better to blink your eyes very frequently. If you stop blinking enough it can cause you irritated and dry eyes. When you use to stare at digital displays try to take frequent and regular breaks and also remember to blink your eyes

       2. Maintain 20-20-20 Rule

What is the 20-20-20 Rule?

For every 20 minutes loot at something which is 20 feet away and that too for 20 sec. This is called the 20-20-20 rule. This will reduce eye strain caused by staring at monitors for a long time.

       3. Use Best Blue light glasses.

All digital screens emit blue light rays which are harmful to our eyes. We are surrounded by blue light because Sun is the main source of blue light but blue light which is emitted from digital screens causes digital eye strain. Prolonged usage of gadgets that emit blue light causes eye strain and eye fatigue.

      4. Position your screen.

Screen positioning is one of the important factors to avoid Computer Vision Syndrome because we spend more time on computers when compared to smartphones and other gadgets.

Adjust your computer screen 20 feet away from your eyes, adjust the screen slightly below the eye level for about 4 to 5 inches, adjust the screen brightness, and adjust the text and image size which makes you read and visible easier.

      5. Usage of Eye drops.

Use eye drops which are used to keep our eyes lubricated and moisturized. This may help to avoid dry eyes.

 Computer vision syndrome or digital eyes strain is caused by prolonged usage of digital displays.

Let’s Summaries

Computer vision syndrome or digital eyes strain is caused by prolonged usage of digital displays.

These are the few symptoms

  • Dry eyes
  • Eye strain
  • Blurry visual

Follow the above tips to prevent computer vision syndrome such as blinking your eyes frequently, follow the 20-20-20 rule, usage of quality blue light glasses. If you still persist in the symptoms consult your eye doctor. 

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