Computer Vision FAQs

Computers are widely used in almost every field of work today. Vision problems are a current issue that is arising from spending long hours looking at a computer screen. Various eye care resolutions can help tackle eyestrain caused by constant computer use. We can help you achieve the clear vision you need here at Harrington Vision in Florence, SC. Here are some questions you may have about computer vision.

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What Is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Uncomfortable symptoms may arise from staring at a computer screen all day long. Blurry vision, dry eyes, double vision, neck strain, headaches, and redness of the eyes are some of the symptoms you may experience from looking at a computer screen all day. People of any age can be affected. However, it may be troublesome, particularly for older individuals. There are special eyeglasses available that our optometrists may prescribe to help give you the relief you need from straining.

Can Computer Eyeglasses Really Help with Computer Vision Problems?

There are eyeglasses available that feature an anti-glare coating as well as a blue light filter to help decrease eyestrain. This eyestrain happens when looking at text on screens for long periods of time. These special coatings can be added to single vision glasses, occupational progressive lenses, and bifocal or trifocal lenses. This all depends on your particular vision needs.

Can an Optometrist Help Me with My Computer Vision?

Our optometrists can help you with the symptoms you are experiencing from computer vision. Our eye doctors will ask you questions regarding your work habits during your eye exam. You will then be given a visual eye exam to make sure you have the correct prescription glasses to make computer usage easier. Minor adjustments in your current prescription lenses can make a huge difference in visual clarity and comfort when using the computer. Our optometrist can share various tips to help protect your vision from the blue light from computer screens.

Contact Us for Computer Vision Treatment from Our Optometrists in Florence, SC

If you are suffering from computer vision symptoms, give us a call here at Harrington Vision to schedule an appointment at one of our Florence locations today. Our staff is committed to providing quality eye care for our patients. Exams, lens fitting, and many more services are available to our patients. Contact us today to find out how we can help your eye and vision care. 

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