Definition of Eyestrain

1. Noun. A tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem.

Exact synonyms: Asthenopia
Generic synonyms: Fatigue, Tiredness, Weariness



Definition of Eyestrain

1. Noun. tiredness or pain in the eyes, sometimes accompanied by headache, caused by excessive or improper use of the eyes, or by uncorrected defects of vision ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eyestrain

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Medical Definition of Eyestrain

1. Term generally used to describe complaints related to refractive error, ocular muscle imbalance, including pain or aching around the eyes, burning and itchiness of the eyelids, ocular fatigue, and headaches. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eyestrain

eyeslits
eyesocket
eyesockets
eyesome
eyesore
eyesores
eyesplice
eyesplices
eyespot
eyespots
eyespotted
eyestalk
eyestalks
eyestone
eyestones
eyestrain (current term)
eyestrains
eyestring
eyestrings
eyestripe
eyestripes
eyet
eyeteeth
eyetooth
eyets
eyewall
eyewall mesovortex
eyewall mesovortices
eyewalls
eyewash

Literary usage of Eyestrain

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1. Biographic Clinics by George Milbry Gould (1907)
"INCURABLE eyestrain.* I CAN find in textbooks no systematization, no explicit statements, not even any distinct recognition of a series of clinical facts ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"eyestrain a Cause of Exophthalmic Goitre.—GOULD and DURAND (Jour. Amcr. Med. Assoc., December 17, 1910) contend that they have had a considerable number of ..."

3. Bibliography of the Contributions of George M. Gould, M.D., to Ophthalmology by George Milbry Gould (1909)
"eyestrain. Concerning reflex neuroses due to 26 eyestrain and crime 344 eyestrain. The discovery of astigmatism and 266a eyestrain and epilepsy : a ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1893)
"And on page 64 occurs the suggestive statement, which we can quite understand, that chronic eyestrain in presbyopia may be one of the causes of cataract. ..."

5. Diagnosis from Ocular Symptoms by Matthias Lanckton Foster (1917)
"eyestrain The great majority of our patients present no serious inflammation or disease ... We class all of these patients together as victims of eyestrain, ..."

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