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Posted by Emily Pazel

Have you ever heard of computer vision syndrome(CVS)? Although it might sound completely made up – or maybe even a conspiracy theory – it’s a real thing. Humans are constantly using smartphones, computers, tablets and other devices that have increased the strain on their vision. And because of this, CVS is also referred to as digital eye strain.

Have you ever gone from a job where you used a computer very rarely to a job where you sit in front of one for eight hours? Chances are high that you will be able to feel the difference in your vision after a period of time. The American Optometric Association (AOA) claims that the more time you spend looking at a screen, the higher chances are that you will begin to feel discomfort over time. Whether working from home or at an office, according to the AOA, the average American worker spends roughly seven hours