Computer Vision Syndrome: Advice from Occupational Therapy


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By Dr. Frederick B. Covington / The International Institute of Therapeutic Intervention and Learning and Dr. Frederick B. Covington. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Computer vision syndrome, also referred to as digital eyestrain, is fertile ground for occupational therapy professionals. Computer vision syndrome encompasses a group of vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and smartphone use, according to the American Optometric Association. With the average American worker spending seven hours a day on a computer, there's a lot of work here for OT.

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