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Digital eyestrain in a world of pervasive screen use

Ocular and non-ocular symptoms and the supportive role nutrients play

Digital eyestrain (DE) describes both eye and vision concerns resulting from the use of visual digital terminals (VDTs)1 such as personal computers, smartphones, and tablets, as well as online gaming and virtual reality gaming headsets.2,3

Their pervasiveness in every facet of life over the past decade has significantly increased screen time and such excessive use brings with it the potential for detrimental health effects, mentally and physically.4

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