Signs and symptoms

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Dry eye is a common symptom of DES that can result in eye irritation, burning, dryness, redness and sensitivity to bright light. Exposure to digital screens has also been reported by multiple studies to negatively affect accommodation (the ability of the eyes to change its focus) due to eye fatigue from staring at screens for long durations. This loss of accommodation often results in blurred near and distance vision, which may cause headaches if left untreated.

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Risk factors

Unsurprisingly, longer screen time is a major risk factor for …

Overview

People who spend extended periods of time staring at device …

Diagnosis

DES is most commonly diagnosed based on responses to a …

Treatment

Once DES has been diagnosed, an eye health professional may …

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