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When they visit their eye doctor Oak Park residents often tell us how much they appreciate the high quality of service and personalized care they receive at Compass Eye Care. Our team is available to discuss with you any type of vision concern you have. With years of experience, Dr. Tan, our optometrist, can help to protect your vision for as long as possible. We often help patients with conditions such as computer vision concerns.
The term computer vision refers to a condition in which the eyes are fatigued from overuse of digital screens. This is common today since many people spend hours a day looking at computer monitors, tablets, smartphones, and televisions. Yet, even those with healthy eyes and good vision can find themselves struggling as a result of this syndrome.
When you come in to see your optometrist in our office, our first step will be to provide you with a thorough eye exam and vision screening. However, it is also important for you to tell us about any symptoms or vision changes you may have that may indicate computer vision or other concern. Symptoms such as the following are often linked to computer vision:
Eye strain and discomfort
Neck pain and shoulder pain
If you have these symptoms, we’ll provide you with a thorough screening to ensure your eyes remain healthy and your vision protected. We’ll perform several tests including:
From there, we can offer the proper advice and treatment for computer vision.
When you meet with your eye doctor in our office, we’ll talk about ways to improve your vision as well as proper eye care. You’ll need to take steps to protect your vision. Some recommendations we often make include:
The best step to take is to come in for an eye exam. Though computer vision is often the problem, it’s important that we take steps to protect your vision from other diseases and vision loss as well. Call your Oak Park eye doctor now for an appointment: 708-383-2150