A 29-year-old member asked:
If i am on the computer constantly, can i develop nystagmus?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Probably not: Nystagmus is a group of eye motility disorders that causes the eyes to more involuntary in an array of different ways. Computer work could theoretically worsen someone who already has nystagmus, but it would be very unlikely to be the primary cause.
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Last updated Nov 30, 2012
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