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Adverse effects experienced with normal viewing, which may include eye strain, blurred vision, and diplopia.

Symptoms of Visual discomfort

The following features are indicative of Visual discomfort:
  • dry eyes
  • irritated eyes
  • fatigue
  • red eyes
  • excessive tearing
  • headache
  • glare sensitivity
  • changes in colour perception
  • blurred vision
  • burning eyes
  • double vision
  • headaches
  • epileptic
  • seizures

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Common Causes of Visual discomfort

The following are the most common causes of Visual discomfort:
  • more use of computer
  • bluish-yellowish environment

Risk Factors for Visual discomfort

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Visual discomfort:
  • computer office workers

Prevention of Visual discomfort

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Visual discomfort. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • prevent ocular strain
  • use screen filters for computer use
  • prevent visual fatigue
  • maintain good sitting posture

Occurrence of Visual discomfort

Common Age Group

Visual discomfort can occur at any age.

Common Gender

Visual discomfort can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Visual discomfort

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Visual discomfort:
  • Dilated eye exam: To diagnose the eye problem
  • Slit-lamp exam: To check the structures that are at the front of the eye
  • Test for glasses: To check the refraction of the eyes
  • Eye pressure test: To measure the pressure behind the eyes

Complications of Visual discomfort if untreated

It is not know if Visual discomfort causes complications if left untreated.

Procedures for Treatment of Visual discomfort

The following procedures are used to treat Visual discomfort:
  • Surgery: To correct the refractive errors

Self-care for Visual discomfort

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Visual discomfort:
  • Wear sunglasses: To protect the eyes from harmful UV radiations
  • Eat antioxidant rich foods: Eat green vegetables helps to improve the vision
  • Maintain healthy body weight: Healthy body weight leads to a healthy eyesight
  • Prevent ocular strain: To prevent the visual discomfort
  • Use screen filters for computer work: To prevent glare
  • Prevent visual fatigue: To prevent the visual discomfort
  • Maintain good sitting posture: To prevent the visual discomfort

Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Visual discomfort

The following alternate medicine and therapies are known to help in the treatment or management of Visual discomfort:
  • Do yoga: To reduce visual discomfort

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Visual discomfort.
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