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If you use a computer frequently or for several hours daily, you may have experienced computer vision syndrome. It is a condition caused by prolonged digital screen use and is characterized by eyestrain, headaches, and dry eyes.
Diabetes is a condition that occurs due to the body’s inability to regulate blood sugar. It usually affects various parts of the body and can cause damage to the eye’s blood vessels. The damage can lead to vision issues such as blurriness. It can also cause eye diseases such as macula edema, cataracts, and retinopathy. Regular eye exams can help protect vision and detect eye problems in the early stages.
Dry eye is a common condition that happens when tears fail to provide necessary lubrication. Tears can be unstable or inadequate for different reasons. Producing poor-quality tears or tears that may not be enough can lead to inflammation or damage to the eye surface.
Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is an eye condition characterized by one eye becoming weaker than the other, affecting vision. It occurs in infancy or childhood, with the weaker eye worsening as the brain favors the stronger eye.