Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer vision syndrome can be extremely frustrating for patients. As cell phones, computers, and other types of screens continue to become more prevalent in our lives, more people experience the annoying symptoms of computer vision syndrome or digital eye strain. The eye experts here at San Antonio Eye Pro often get questions from patients regarding computer vision syndrome.  Below, you will find some general information about computer vision syndrome as well as some frequently asked questions we receive from our patients. 


Table of Contents 

  1. What is Computer Vision Syndrome?
  2. What are the symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome
  3. Do blue light glasses prevent computer vision syndrome?


If you believe that you may be suffering from computer vision syndrome, contact the eye care professionals at San Antonio Eye Pro. Our team of eye specialists are here to help you find a solution that will help reduce the annoying symptoms associated with computer vision syndrome. Contact the San Antonio Eye Professionals online or over the phone to schedule an appointment today! Continue reading below to learn more about computer vision syndrome and how it can be treated. 




What is computer vision syndrome?


Computer vision syndrome is an eye condition resulting from extended computer, e-reader, or smartphone use. There is not a singular cause of computer vision syndrome. Instead, there are a variety of eye and vision related problems that can contribute to the symptoms associated with the condition. The root cause of your computer vision syndrome will determine what steps are required to resolve the problem. Schedule an appointment at your nearest San Antonio Eye Pro location today and let our team of eye care specialists help you enjoy clear and comfortable vision. 


What are the symptoms of computer vision syndrome


Being that there are a variety of conditions that can contribute to computer vision syndrome or digital eye strain, there are also a variety of symptoms that one can struggle with. Keep an eye out for the following symptoms that may indicate that you are experiencing computer vision syndrome.

  • Eyestrain
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry eyes
  • Neck/ shoulder pain

If you frequently use a computer, mobile phone, e-reader, tablet, or other technology that utilizes a digital screen and are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above. You may be experiencing computer vision syndrome. 


Do blue light glasses prevent computer vision syndrome?


One of the possible treatments for computer vision syndrome is blue light glasses. Also known as computer glasses, blue light glasses reduce the amount of blue light from a digital screen that reaches your eyes. Blue is known to be one of the causes of computer vision syndrome and digital eye strain. Wearing specialized computer glasses that filter out blue light can have huge benefits for those who are suffering from computer vision syndrome. 

If you are interested in a pair of blue light computer glasses, schedule an appointment at your nearest San Antonio Eye Pro office today. Our team of friendly eye care specialists will examine your situation and help you select a pair of blue light glasses that will help reduce eyestrain. 


Computer vision syndrome treatment at San Antonio Eye Professionals


If you use digital screens regularly and are experiencing the symptoms of computer vision syndrome or digital eye strain, schedule an appointment with San Antonio Eye Professionals today. Our team of eye care experts will help diagnose the root cause of your digital eye strain and provide a plan of action to eliminate eye strain, headaches, itchiness, and blurred vision caused by computer vision syndrome. 

Give us a call or fill out the online contact form below to schedule an appointment at one of our conveniently located San Antonio Eye Professionals offices and take the first step toward clear comfortable vision.