Issue 41

Digital eye strain

Digital devices – computers, phones, tablets – are everywhere today, and patients may experience digital eye strain resulting from over-use of these tools. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Mark Rosenfield provides an overview of the effects of and solutions for digital eye strain; Marc Schulze summarizes a 2015 article testing software designed to remind those using digital devices to blink regularly; Nadine Furtado compares approaches to reducing exposure to high-energy visible light from digital devices. Download our patient handout on coping with digital eye strain.