Eye Strain

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Eye strain facts

  • The term eye strain describes a group of symptoms which occur after extended use of the eyes.
  • Although eye strain can be uncomfortable, it does not lead to any eye damage.
  • Extended computer use or inadequate or excessive lighting may cause eye strain, but there are no permanent consequences of this.
  • Symptoms can include headaches, blurring of the vision, feelings of dryness, and other discomfort, but eye strain will not damage your eyes or change their anatomy.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/5/2014

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