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A 26-year-old male asked:

if im always starring into my cell phone can it hurt my eyes?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
No: You cannot hurt your eyes by using them.
Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Prob not: However, dry eyes can develop which can be painful. And if you do it long enough, eventually you could become more myopic, theoretically.

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