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The Official Scientific Journal of Delhi Ophthalmological Society
Computer Vision Syndrome: Affecting Young and Old Alike
Anchit Wapa1, Anu Namgyal2
1Regional Hospital, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India
2Dr Rajendra Government Medical College, Tanda, India
Corresponding Author:
Anchid Wapa 
MS
Medical Officer
Regional Hospital, Kullu,
Himachal Pradesh, India
Email id: dr.anchitwata@gmail.com
Published Online: 30-JUL-2018
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.386
Abstract
The advancement in technology is no doubt a boon to the society, but it is also attached with a price that a person has to pay for it. In today’s era, these amenities are an important part of everybody’s lives from a young child to an adult. The digital devices in the form of computers, laptops, mobile phones, I-pads etc. are included in day to day lives of everyone, helping people achieve results much faster and has made our lives easy. When used in excess or in an improper way, these are associated with various health hazards like musculoskeletal and ocular complications. Ocular problems are reported as the most frequently occurring health problems among computer users. Here we report case of a young banker who was suffering from computer vision syndrome and after proper evaluation and guidance, she got better.
Keywords : Computer vision syndrome, digital, eye strain, accommodation, prevention
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