Impact of Computer Use on Children's Vision

When first introduced, computers were almost exclusively used by adults.  Today, children increasingly use these devices both for education and recreation.  Millions of children use computers on a daily basis at school and at home.

Children can experience many of the same symptoms related to computer use as adults.  Extensive viewing of the computer screen can lead to eye discomfort, fatigue, blurred vision and headaches.  However, some unique aspects of how children use computers may make them more susceptible than adults to the development of these problems.

The potential impact of computer use on children's vision involves the following factors:
Steps to Visually-Friendly Computer Use

Here are some things to consider for children using a computer:
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