Computer vision syndrome or CVS is a group of eye and vision problems caused by the extended use of electronic devices. Sometimes people refer to CVS as digital eye strain. Computer monitors, smartphones, tablets, many types of E-readers, and laptop screens can all contribute to computer vision syndrome.
Many people working in offices spend over seven hours each day looking at a digital screen, and 59% of American adults report symptoms of CVS. Children can develop computer vision syndrome too; American children spend an average of three hours a day viewing electronic screens.
There are three categories of computer vision syndrome symptoms:
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