Lubbock Optometrist | Lubbock Computer Stress Syndrome | TX | Family Vision Center |

                  Dr. Michael J. Dunn, Optometrist

The Family Vision Center, 2704 82nd St., Lubbock, TX 79423


Computer Stress Syndrome


Computer Syndrome Symptoms (C.S.S.)

Three main causes of C.S.S.

    1. Inefficient vision skills

    2. Incorrect work place conditions

            a. Incorrect lighting

            b. Screen glare           

             c. Inability to adjust work environment  to suite your personal needs

                1. Incorrect VDT height               

                2. Incorrect chair (desk) height for keyboard (arms parallel to floor)

                3. Target copy and screen not at same work distance

                4. Target copy too small or blurred

    3. Incorrect work habits

                   a. Too few breaks
                   b. No lenses for focusing
                   c. Unaware of cause of symptoms

Michael J. Dunn, O.D.
Family Vision Center
Special Needs Clinic
2704 82nd Street
Lubbock, Texas 79423
Phone 806-745-2222  Fax 806-745-5486  



Computer Syndrome Symptoms (C.S.S.) Home Test

Inefficient vision skills screening test
    Dislikes work___
    Dislikes computer work___
    Short attention span___
    Eyes feel too dry, too wet, and/or burn___
    Trouble finishing computer work on time___
    Difficulty copying information into the computer___
    Headache ___
    Letters on copy and/or on monitor become blurred___
    Distance vision is blurred___
    Double vision occurs___
    Difficult to understand and follow written instructions___

Incorrect work place conditions
    Neck, shoulder, or wrist pain___
    Eyes feel too dry, too wet, and/or burn___
    Glare on monitor___
    Monitor blurred___

Incorrect work habits
    Only take breaks when work is completed___
    Do not use any occupational lenses when at computer___        


Summary of ways to reduce C.S.S.

    Use C.S.S.  test at your work place for you and your staff and make adjustments when possible. 

See an optometrist like Dr. Dunn, who has studied C.S.S. and is willing to work with patients who

demonstrate C.S.S.

Lubbock Optometrist Family Vision Center is a certified Optometrist specializing in Computer Stress Syndrome, Cataracts, Glaucoma, eyecare, lasik and much more in Lubbock, TX. We also do Home and all work related in the 79423 area and surrounding areas in Lubbock