San Antonio, TX
A female asked:
I spend alot of time on my computer.i'm mentioning this cuz i'm scaredit's effecting my vision.what happens is a flash of black as if the lightwentout?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Not to worry: Computer use can be tiring and cause some degree of eye dryness but no harm will come from it. Otherwise eye doctors would have set up shop across the street from Apple and Microsoft to get that business.
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