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Signs of Computer Vision

28 Jan, 2021 |

Signs of Computer Vision

Also known as Digital Eye Strain, computer vision refers to a group of vision and eye-related disorders caused by prolonged computer, cell phone, or tablet use. Many people suffer from this disorder due to viewing digital screens for long periods without taking breaks. If you believe you are suffering from computer vision syndrome, North Bay Eye Associates is ready to assist you.


The most common symptoms of digital eye strain include:

  • Eye discomfort
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye redness
  • Headaches
  • Eye fatigue
  • Eye tearing
  • Shoulder and neck pain

Most of these symptoms are temporary and will disappear once you give your eyes some rest. Mild cases of computer vision require no medical assistance. However, there are severe cases where medical intervention beneficial. The severity and duration of the symptoms depend on certain factors, including:

  • How long you have been using a digital device
  • Underlying eye health issues and problems
  • Other factors causing computer vision syndrome

Diagnosing Computer Vision

Our eye doctor will be able to diagnose computer vision following a complete eye exam an assessment of your health history. Our doctor will determine if there are any medicines, undetected health problems, or environmental factors that are contributing to your digital eye strain. Our eye doctor will also test the sharpness of your vision and the ability of your eyes to focus.

Computer Vision Treatment in Healdsburg, Petaluma, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa

If you are experiencing any of the above-mentioned symptoms of computer vision syndrome and they are not going away, it is important to see a doctor for a full eye exam. At North Bay Eye Associates, our optical professionals have years of experience identifying and addressing computer vision syndrome. We have offices located in Healdsburg, Petaluma, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa for your convenience. For more information on computer vision or to schedule an appointment, call us today or request an appointment online.


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