Eye fatigue is a common compliant in many older adults. Symptoms may include -
Photophobia (sensitivity to light)
Excessive and intense computer usage can also cause additional symptoms such as:
Difficulty focusing when looking from paper to monitor screen
Afterimages when looking away from monitor screen
Schedule a comprehensive eye exam
You should get your eyes checked at least once a year, especially as you grow older. Routine eye exams give you the opportunity to discuss with your eye-care professional any issues you may be having, and they may enable you to catch any problems in their early stages.
Ask your doctor about vitamins and supplements - Getting the proper amount of vitamins and minerals is important for overall as well as eye health. Vitamins that contain antioxidants and ingredients may benefit the health of the eye and reduce eyestrain, such as Lutein, vitamins A, C and E with a B complex and Zinc.