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
Within all the people who go to their doctor with eye strain, 77% report having diminished vision, 49% report having spots or clouds in vision, and 49% report having lacrimation.
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 .
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) .
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.