The American Optometric Association always shares good patient information and advice. Today, more and more people are suffering from visual fatigue without knowing the cause of their symptoms. Modern work and lifestyle changes have forced us to spend extended hours in close-range activities such as smartphones, computer work, e-books, and hand-held gaming. The increased demands of these activities on your eyes can leave you with uncomfortable and sometimes painful symptoms. For some people, visual fatigue can also lead to a reduction in productivity and the ability to concentrate—and may even negatively impact your vision health. Learn More.