eyestrain


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Synonyms for eyestrain

a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem

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* You start to develop headaches or eyestrain when trying to focus on things far away.
Aside from your complaints, the other symptoms of digital eyestrain include redness, watering and burning/tired eyes; double/blurred vision; slow refocusing, and light sensitivity; head, neck and back aches; and fatigue.
Digital eyestrain (or computer eyestrain syndrome): Staring at a screen can have all kinds of negative effects on the eyes (and eyestrain can lead to headaches, too).
According to The Vision Council, 65 percent of Americans report experiencing common symptoms of digital eyestrain, including neck and back pain, headache, blurred vision, and dry eyes.
Today, computer-related eyestrain is the largest office health complaint in the world, due to our reliance on computers in our everyday lives.
I'm talking about things like compressive neuropathies such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes, neck strain, eyestrain (if not full-blown computer vision syndrome), back pain, headaches and other problems that, at their most severe, have resulted in prolonged absences or even reluctant early retirement.
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Too much light can make it harder to see, and glare can lead to impaired vision, loss of contrast, eyestrain, squinting, pain, and uncomfortable and watering eyes.
INTRODUCTION: Eyestrain (asthenopia) is a symptom complex that involves sensation of irritation to the eye itself, changes in vision (such as blurred or double vision) and associated symptom such as headache.1, 2 It is seen and concluded in many studies that if a child has eyestrain he/ she cannot concentrate completely on his studies and his learning is affected.
Could their positions at these computer stations be causing back and neck pain, eyestrain and other ailments?
According to the author, who has many years of experience in dental practice, dental training must prioritize the manual training of physical actions; this will reduce fatigue, eyestrain, and repetitive motion injury, create better teamwork, optimize the design of workspaces, improve the patient experience, and save 25% of the dental practice's work time.
These include eyestrain, tired eyes, irritation, redness, blurred vision, and double vision, collectively referred to as computer vision syndrome, said Dr Rajeev Kumar, Specialist Ophthalmologist, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah.
CVS symptoms reflect the current broad diagnosis of asthenopia (ICD-9, 368.13) also referred to as eyestrain. Symptoms include: fatigue, blurred distal or proximal vision, headache, dry or irritated eyes, neck and/or backaches, blurred near vision and diplopia (double vision).
Experts say that over-lighting an area can cause unnecessary eyestrain for occupants and higher energy costs for firms.