The prevalence of eye symptoms among computer users ranges from 25-93% as reported by various investigators. Computers have become indispensable in the workplace. The professionals spend increasing amounts of time sitting at their computer work-stations. At the same time productivity is increasing and workers are exposed to working at high speed and to tight deadlines.
The combination of fixed and constrained body postures, work overload and unsuitable workstations can lead to health problems. The most common complaints among computer users are aches and pains in the shoulder, forearm, wrist, hand, back and neck and eye strain.
Clearly a large percentage of computer workers experience eye symptoms and subsequently seek eye care. Computer vision syndrome is that set of eye care. Computer vision syndrome related to near work which are experienced during or related to computer use. These symptoms can include:
Dry or irritated eyes
These symptoms are often a result of a combination of three factors:
Your workplace conditions
Your working habits
Tour visual condition