Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome

We are spending more time using computers and other digital devices than ever before. Long hours spent in front of a computer screen along with harsh fluorescent lighting can cause visual fatigue syndrome, which consists of eye strain, burred vision, and glare-related headaches. Special computer lenses, which focus at intermediate working distance (usually 20 to 21 inches) and reduce glare, can alleviate these symptoms.

Call us today to schedule your eye health evaluation. The doctors will test you for visual fatigue syndrome and will work with our ABO certified opticians to prescribe and fit you with the correct pair of eyewear.

Below is an illustration of a typical progressive compared to a computer lens. As you will notice, the computer lens is designed to provide a wider field of view for the intermediate zone than the typical progressive lens. Combined with an antireflective treatment, computer lenses reduce visual fatigue.

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