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Eye Strain (cont.)

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Can eye strain be prevented?

Once you recognize that your symptoms are caused by eye strain, you can usually modify the task that produces the eye strain sufficiently to reduce or eliminate the eye strain.

Rambod Rouhbakhsh, MD, MBA, FAAFP; American Board of Family Medicine
Blehm, C., et al. "Computer Vision Syndrome: A Review." Survey of Ophthalmology 50.3 May 2005: 253-262.

Wright, J., and W. Boger. "Visual Complaints From Healthy Children." Survey of Ophthalmology 44.2 Sept. 1999: 113-121.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/5/2014

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