Visual Fatigue Syndrome (VFS) is caused by focusing on objects, such as computers that are 1 to 3 feet away for extended periods of time. The symptoms of VFS are not just bothersome, but can also be painful, reduce enjoyment and the quality of your work. the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 100 million people in the United states spend over 50% of their workday at a computer. These displays take many forms and each has its own characteristics and concerns that will affect your vision and this does not include the time you spend on other devices such as a cell phone or tablet.
VFS symptoms include:
• Neck pain
• Back pain
• Tire easily
60% of the population suffer from visual fatigue.
Visual fatigue comes from an addition of factors causing discomfort for your eyes. In your every day life, you are dealing with various devices both at work and in your personal life: computer, Smartphone, tablet PC, TV, etc.
Your life is busy and stressful and most likely surrounded by artificial lightening and a polluted environment. At the end of your day, your eyes may be hurting you They may seem heavy and your vision may be blurred, so your eyes will make every effort to adapt..
Essilor solution to visual fatigue
Thanks to many surveys, Essilor R&D developed a specific design to prevent your eyes from visual fatigue symptoms. Essilor® Anti-Fatigue™ lens has a specific correction at the bottom part of the lens, a sort of boost zone, which helps your eyes focusing more easily. It’s added to your current prescription so you can match a good vision and comfortable eyes till the end of the day.