Do You Have Computer Vision Syndrome?

Hours of staring at screens is hurting our vision, but we are not powerless.
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Those of us who spend two or more continuous hours at a computer most days are, the American Optometric Association says, at risk for eye problems. Here are some things to do to avoid the specter of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).

 
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James Hamblin, MD, is a senior editor at The Atlantic.

 
 
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