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Can i get temporary vision impairment from too much computer time?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Asthenopia: Or eye fatigue, sometimes eye dryness.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can I get vision impairment from too much computer time on my laptop?

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: Work away without worry. You can develop eye strain or what's called "computer vision syndrome" but this is a temporary condition. Use proper lighting, specs and computer monitors and have a great day!
A 29-year-old member asked:

Could one get vision impairment from too much computer time?

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Dr. James Hunter
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
No.: Just a good case of eye strain and dry eye. Computer screens induce staring and that is the starting point for most computer related eye problems. Liberal use of artificial tears can be very helpful.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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