Computer Vision Syndrom

Eye Hospital & Laser Centre


Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is strain on the eyes that happens when you use a computer or digital device for prolonged periods of time. Anyone who has spent a few hours on the computer has probably felt some of the effects of prolonged use of the computer or other digital technology. It is temporary, and usually goes away on its own – however, the discomfort it causes can be minimized by following a few simple practices.


Symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome

Your eye care professional can diagnose computer vision syndrome through an eye exam, with special attention paid to how the eye works and responds at computer distance.

You probably have experienced at least one of the common symptoms of computer vision syndrome which include:

These symptoms may be caused by other factors such as uncorrected vision needs, glare, poor lighting, improper posture, etc.