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International Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2019)

Mini review on computer vision syndrome


Rajitha SR, Latha C


Computer vision syndrome is characterized by visual symptoms which result from interaction with a computer display or its environment. It affects 75% of the people who work on computers. It can be diagnosed through a comprehensive eye examination. Testing with special emphasis on visual requirements at the computer or digital device working distance is necessary. Workers who have recurrent symptoms of computer vision syndrome are encouraged to get proper optometrist review and assessment. The best position for the monitor is slightly below the eye level about 20 to 28 inches away from the face and follow the 20-20-20 rule. Regular eye examinations and proper viewing habits can help to prevent or reduce the development of the symptoms associated with computer vision syndrome. The outcome of CVS is good.

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International Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences
How to cite this article:
Rajitha SR, Latha C. Mini review on computer vision syndrome. Int. J. Nurs. Health Sci. 2019;1(1):13-15. DOI: 10.33545/26649187.2019.v1.i1a.11