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computer vision syndrome

Occupational medicine A condition linked to prolonged computer monitor use; persons viewing computer screens tend to blink less and open their eyes more widely, resulting in dryness, fatigue, burning, difficulty in focusing, headaches Management Moisturizing drops. See CRT, Internet addiction disorder.

computer vision syndrome

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CVS

Eye symptoms that result from excessive computer use. Commonly reported findings include blurry distance vision, visual fatigue, a sense of eye dryness, headaches, or neck or shoulder pain. CVS may be improved with special eyewear designed for computer users.
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