It’s something we all instinctively have known all along – our kids spending the majority of their waking hours staring into screens can’t be good for their health. The most recent scientific validation of this is the identification of Computer Vision Syndrome.

From this 2015 article in WebMD we learn it’s a serious problem with consquences beyond just tired eyes, especially when it comes to the young eyes of our kids.

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Instead, it includes a whole range of eye strain and pain. Research shows that between 50% and 90% of people who work at a computer screen have at least some symptoms.Working adults aren’t the only ones affected. Kids who stare at tablets or use computers during the day at school can have issues, too, especially if the lighting and their posture are less than ideal.

How Do Computers Affect Vision?

CVS is similar to carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive motion injuries you might get at work. It happens because your eyes follow the same path over and over. And it can get worse the longer you continue the movement.