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Eye strain

Also known as Asthenopia, Visual Fatigue, and Tired Eyes

Asthenopia (aesthenopia) or eye strain is an ophthalmological condition that manifests itself through nonspecific symptoms such as fatigue, pain in or around the eyes, blurred vision, headache and occasional double vision. Symptoms often occur after reading, computer work, or other close activities that involve tedious visual tasks.

Source: Wikipedia

What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with eye strain often receive ophthalmic examination and evaluation, excision, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen, removal of ectopic pregnancy, tracheostomy; temporary and permanent, diagnostic endocrine procedures and ct scan chest .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with eye strain include ketorolac ophthalmic product, azatadine (optimine), benoxinate-fluorescein ophthalmic, brimonidine ophthalmic, tropicamide ophthalmic, gentamicin ophthalmic, erythromycin, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar), malathion topical, gemtuzumab (mylotarg) and gadoteridol (prohance) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for eye strain include race/ethnicity = hispanic, age 75+ years and age 60-74 years. On the other hand, age 5-14 years almost never get eye strain.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.5x
30-44 years
0.5x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
2.9x
75+ years
2.7x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.4x
Hispanic
2.3x
White
1.0x
Other
0.1x
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