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With our digital-focused society today, many individuals now have jobs that require them to stare at their computers for long periods. It’s not uncommon to experience eye discomfort and vision problems when viewing digital screens for hours at a time. These eye problems fall under Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), also known as digital eye strain. It isn’t one specific eye health issue. Instead, it encompasses a whole range of eye and vision-related problems arising from prolonged use of computers, cellphones, tablets, and e-readers.
Dry eyes are one of the most common conditions that can affect our eyes. Characterized by dry, stiff, irritated, and red eyes, the condition can also cause light sensitivity and even blurred vision. This can make some day to day activities very uncomfortable or even difficult.
If you want to enjoy clear vision without relying on glasses or contact lenses, but you also don’t want to or are unable to have laser vision correction, there is another option. This is known as myopia control, although you may also hear of it referred to as orthokeratology or ortho-k.