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the impact
of digital

Looking at digital screens
for long periods can lead
to a range of eye and
vision problems. 

Digital Device use
is on the rise

And with more people looking at digital screens for longer,
cases of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) are also increasing.

It is thought between 50% and 80% of people in developed nations suffer from the condition on a daily basis. Common symptoms of CVS include:

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CVS Risk

  • Prolonged screen use: your eyes have to work harder when staring at a screen, adjusting in different directions and changing focus. Our blink rate can almost half and will often squint, causing dry eye.
  • Computer games: gaming is linked to eyestrain, as the eye is forced to jump frequently between different points of focus.
  • Environment: poor lighting, screen glare and bad seating posture.

Did You

Uncorrected vision conditions such as long-sightednessastigmatism and presbyopia will
make you squint and strain your eyes when using
digital devices – increasing your chances of developing CVS.



Computer users take note

Apply the 20-20-20 rule. After every 20 minutes, take a break for 20 seconds and look at objects that are 20 feet away.

Following this rule will help prevent short-sightedness and eye fatigue.

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