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Your Vision &
Upper Back Pain

Tension in the neck and shoulders can lead
to eye pain, as tense muscles
can press on eye nerves at the back of your neck.

Signs You May
have a problem

Muscle tension in the upper back, neck and shoulders can lead to headaches or problems with your vision, as the flow of blood to the eyes is restricted .

You may notice:

  • Throbbing pain around the temples
  • Blurred vision
  • Migraines
  • Nausea or vomiting

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

CVS may be exacerbated by poor posture while sitting at the computer or as a result of cradling the phone between the neck and shoulder.

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Far-sightedness (Hyperopia)

If you're far-sighted, you'll tend to tilt your head down to see objects like books or smartphones more clearly, or hunch forward to see computer screens.

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Preventing Pain

Make sure your monitor is at eye level, and your keyboard is at a comfortable height.

Bifocal wearers should lower monitors more than usual, to prevent the need to tip the head upwards.

Find an optician

Book an eye test

Recommended Product

Protection against blue light

Crizal® Prevencia

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Recommended Product

For more relaxed vision

Crizal® Forte UV

Did You Know?
Get The Right Lenses

There are specialist lenses for frequent screen use.

Ask your independent optician about specialist lenses if you wear glasses and regularly use digital devices. They will be able to recommend products that protect against blue light damage and help prevent computer vision syndrome.