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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Campbell
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Take a break: Staring at a computer screen for long periods of time causes eye fatigue. Without going into the physiology of the retina, you need to limit your time... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Less than 2 hours: We generally suggest no more than one hour of electronics per day, and not all all 30 minutes before bedtime.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Deitch
Hand Surgery 31 years experience
You can answer that: If you haven't had any other injury or overuse, you play video games frequently, and it hurts after you play, then you can assume that playing video g... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
Overuse: The most likely cause is median nerve malfunction due to severe overuse. If you haven't had prior similar problems, then your symptoms should graduall... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
Playing: Spending inordinate amounts of time online has both physiological and psychological effects. Eye strain, poor physical routines, poor diet are all st... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
No: You cannot hurt your eyes by using them.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voran
Family Medicine 34 years experience
May delay recovery: It maybe helpful to think of your brain in the same way you would your ankle. You probably wouldn’t go for a run immediately after spraining your ank... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
psychiatry 21 years experience
Possibly an excuse: You must look at the whole picture to determine if he is depressed. Examples of questions to consider are: is he motivated to do things, is he doing ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
No: Using the computer after cataract surgery can cause no ill effects and is perfectly safe.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Likely the screen,,,: This is likely due to the screen and its glare. it might be best to take a 10 minute break for you eyes to re-adjust before doing another activity. ... Read More

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