As people become more dependent on computers there are unforseen hazards. For many people, the longer they sit and stare at the computer the worse their vision gets. According to the article Heavy Computer Use Linked to Eye Disease, staring at the computer all day can cause or increase the likelihood of glaucoma. As computer use increases among people, so to does the need for optometrists that understand glaucoma.
Is it then safe to say that as the demand for computers increases so will the demand for optometrist and eye specialists?