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Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome in Sammamish

Do you spend most of your day looking at the computer screen at work? If so, you may have noticed the signs and symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome. This common condition is treatable, but symptoms can be severe enough to interfere with your everyday life. Our optometry and eye care professionals at New Vision Eyecare in Sammamish are experts at treating Computer Vision Syndrome. 

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Computer Vision Symptoms

When your eyes spend a lot of time looking at a screen, there are many issues that can take place. You may notice that your eyes feel tired or dry after a long day of staring at the computer screen. Some people even notice neck and shoulder pain from leaning forward to look at the screen. Even if you already wear glasses or contacts, you might find yourself squinting to make out the words on the screen by the end of the workday. These symptoms are collectively known as computer vision syndrome. 

Computer Vision- How Optometrists Can Help

Our optometrist will meet with you to evaluate your eyes and talk about the symptoms you've been experiencing. Sometimes, simple lifestyle changes are all that it takes to alleviate the symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome. Simply changing your posture or the distance from your eyes to your computer screen can make a great difference in the amount of discomfort you feel while using your screen. Our optometrist may also prescribe prescription eye drops to help alleviate the dryness that you may feel by the end of the workday. 

It's important to talk with an eye care professional if you think you have Computer Vision Syndrome. Sometimes, the issues that you may think are computer vision syndrome could actually be something more serious. An eye care professional will be able to find the root cause of your issue and prescribe a treatment plan.

Schedule an Appointment Today!

If you've noticed that your eyes are tired, red, and dry after a long day of working at the computer, it's likely that you're suffering from computer vision syndrome. Symptoms tend to worsen over time, so it's important that you don't wait to seek treatment. Our optometrists at New Vision Eye Care in Sammamish can help you with a treatment plan to give your eyes relief. Call our optometry center today at [PHONE} to set up an appointment. We look forward to working with you!


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