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Does staring at a computer screen ruin your eyes or is that a myth?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Myth: Computer screen images are not harmful. Continuous use can be fatiguing and is commonly dyring. But there is no long term harm possible. Otherwise we eye doctors would crowd around redmond washington (home of microsoft) and set up shop.

Answered 4/6/2012

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