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Digital Lifestyles

Screen time can mean hard time for your eyes. Are you feeling the strain?

Digital device use can take a toll on anyone's eyes

Digital eye strain. Digital eye fatigue. Computer vision syndrome. Whatever you call it, it’s become an increasingly common problem for anyone who spends a lot of time each day looking at a screen.

As much as we love our smartphones, tablets and computers, too much of a good thing can lead to tired, dry eyes; blurry vision; and other concerns.1,2 Be sure to talk to your eye care professional about your digital device use and any symptoms that may be related. And see below to learn more about the effects of a digital lifestyle and what you can do to help care for your eyes.