Technology has vastly changed how people use their eyes. Historically, humans used their eyes for long-distance tasks, such as hunting and fishing. But, since the digital revolution, people are spending more time than ever in front of an electronic screen.
Increased use of digital devices for work and entertainment results in higher levels of digital eye strain, especially in people with binocular vision disorder, which affects more than 12% of the population. However, binocular vision disorder is often underdiagnosed, with some studies estimating its prevalence at above 30%.