Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Tarnow Published Medicine Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Computer vision syndrome is caused by prolonged computer use. Symptoms, treatments, and recommendations are discussed.
Computer vision syndrome: A review
Computer Vision Syndrome
Computers and mobile computing devices are being used by increasingly larger number of people today. This has led to an increase in the number of patients complaining about ocular and nonocular symptoms related to computer use. Eye-strain, tired eyes, irritation, burning sensations, redness of eyes, dry eyes, blurred, and double vision reported by the visual display unit users was termed "Computer Vision Syndrome" CVS. It is a repetitive strain disorder characterized by one or more of the following symptoms - eyestrain, eye fatigue, burning sensations, irritation, redness, blurred vision, and dry eyes when associated with operating a computer and looking at a computer monitor in a temporal association. CVS has a multifactorial causation. Several factors have been linked to symptoms.
Computer Vision Syndrome: A Review of Literature
See below for the abstract, table of contents, list of figures, list of tables, list of appendices, list of abbreviations and chapter one. Computer Vision Syndrome CVS is characterized by visual symptoms which result from interaction with computer display or work environment. In most cases, symptoms occur because the visual demands of the task exceed the visual abilities of the individual to comfortably perform the task, the visual problems occur frequently among users of digital devices.
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