What is computer vision syndrome (cvs)

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There are a number of factors that determine the amount of strain your body feels as you work on a computer, including lighting in the room, distance from the screen, glare on the screen, seating posture, and the angle of your head – not to mention any existing vision problems you may have. One or all of these may combine to cause an uncomfortable amount of strain on your eyes.

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What is computer vision syndrome (cvs)

  1. 1. COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME (CVS) Presented by….. HTTP://WWW.GKBOPTICAL.COM
  2. 2. WHAT IS COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME?Computer Vision Syndrome or CVS describes a group of symptomslike Dry eyes, Eye strain etc. caused by prolonged computer usage.WHAT CAUSES CVS?There are a number of factors that determine the amount of strainyour body feels as you work on a computer, including lighting inthe room, distance from the screen, glare on the screen, seatingposture, and the angle of your head – not to mention any existingvision problems you may have. One or all of these may combine tocause an uncomfortable amount of strain on your eyes. HTTP://WWW.GKBOPTICAL.COM
  3. 3. WHY WE ARE CONCERN ABOUT (CVS)• Presently, a huge population spend long hours on computers for workpurpose or for surfing Social Networking sites.•Lots of people who spend sufficient time on computers, laptops havefaced eyestrain, headache and other CVS symptoms.•This problem also effect productivity by 4 to 19% HTTP://WWW.GKBOPTICAL.COM
  4. 4. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF CVS?• Eyestrain• Blurred Distant Vision• Fatigue• Dry or Irritated Eyes• Headache• Neck and/or Backaches• Blurred Near Vision• Diplopia (Double Vision) HTTP://WWW.GKBOPTICAL.COM
  5. 5. PROBLEMS DUE TO CVS•Prolonged exposure to computers is not healthy for humanoptical system.•It decrease blinking rate. Approximately we blink 22times/minutes, whereas while using computers, we blink only 4to 6 times.•Lower blinking leads to dry eyes .•Many people sit in either one poster for long time or in wrongposture, this leads to stiff necks and pain in shoulders. HTTP://WWW.GKBOPTICAL.COM
  6. 6. STEPS TO REDUCING COMPUTER EYESTRAIN• Get an eye exam and wear glasses even if you have a minor power.• Make sure your room is properly lit, too bright or too dim light may cause eye strain.• Adjust the brightness of your computer screen.• Blink often.• Use lubricating eye drops for dry eyes.• Always wear computer glasses to eliminate glares.• Exercise for eyes• Take frequent breaks HTTP://WWW.GKBOPTICAL.COM
  7. 7. SOLUTION AND SUGGESTION• Buy one computer glasses and always wear them while using computers.• Drink plenty of water.• Take frequent breaks at small intervals like after 20-30 minutes.• Do easy exercises for your eyes like 20-20-20 ruleTromboning Exercise.• Splash water on eyes during breaks, this will help in cooling the eyes.• Choose font color of your system carefully, preferably work with dark fontson light background and vice-versa.• Blink purposely.• Eat healthy diet full of Vitamin C. HTTP://WWW.GKBOPTICAL.COM
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