Computer Vision Syndrome: Will the Pandemic Lead to Eye Problems for Dentists?


  • Anand Marya
  • Adith Venugopal
  • Mohmed Isaqali Karobari
  • Artak Heboyan


Vision Disorders, Vision, Low, Microcomputers, Screen Time, Dentists


Over the past year and a half dental education has been conducted primarily online due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. During the pandemic, we have spent many hours a day on our computers, mobile phones, and tablets to gather information and participate in online seminars and classrooms. Health consequences resulting from the overuse of these devices include carpal tunnel syndrome as well as computer vision syndrome (CVS). Computer vision syndrome, also known as digital eye strain, has several associated features such as eye burning, strained vision, dry eye, blurred vision, and associated neck and shoulder pain. Several predisposing factors have been linked with CVS, but often this problem gets ignored. The management of this syndrome is aimed at educating dentists on computer use, position, and the surrounding environment. Considering all this, we must ensure that we spend some time away from these devices every day to avoid any significant vision problems. The objective of preparing this manuscript was to provide a brief overview of the increased prevalence of computer vision syndrome and its associated features.


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Marya, A. ., Venugopal, A. ., Karobari, M. I. ., & Heboyan, A. . (2022). Computer Vision Syndrome: Will the Pandemic Lead to Eye Problems for Dentists?. Pesquisa Brasileira Em Odontopediatria E Clínica Integrada, 22, e210156. Retrieved from



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