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Can the light emitted from computers damage your eyes?

Can the light emitted from computers damage your eyes?

No: Modern computer monitors do not emit enough harmful energy to affect the eyes. Your bigger concern should be dry eyes from staring at the computer for extended periods of time. ...Read more

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How bad is computer for your eyes?

How bad is computer for your eyes?

It is not: Working at a computer will not damage your eyes. However, long days at the computer can produce aesthenopia or eye strain. ...Read more

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How can the tv and computer damage the eyes?

How can the tv and computer damage the eyes?

No damage: Tv and computer use does not damage the eyes but it can cause them to feel tired and dry. For this issue, use artificial tears as needed. ...Read more

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How can I reverse the signs of "computer eyes"?

How can I reverse the signs of "computer eyes"?

Eyedrops: Almost all the symptoms termed "computer vision disturbance" are caused by infrequent blinking and poor tear coverage. Try a bottle of eye lubricant drops (not the gets the red out kind) and that should take care of most problems. ...Read more

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What happens to your eyes when you watch too much tv/computer?

What happens to your eyes when you watch too much tv/computer?

Not harmful: Watching tv or using the computer excessively will not cause any ocular illness or disease. It is possible to experience eye strain a more subjective condition. Sometimes corrective glasses, eyerest, or artificial tears may be helpful. ...Read more

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How can I stop my eyes from becoming irritated due to computer work?

How can I stop my eyes from becoming irritated due to computer work?

Blink: It's al due to lower blink rate when we stare at a screen. Blink more or uise artificial tears. If you are in your 40's, you may need glasses, too. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I use the computer a lot will i "destroy" my eyes?

Destroy: Many people experience eye strain and changes in their vision (especially distance vision) when they spend too much time online. Breaks are essential to let your eyes rest and look at objects beyond 2 to 3 feet. ...Read more

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Is reading books as bad for your eyes as looking at the computer or tv?

Is reading books as bad for your eyes as looking at the computer or tv?

Neither is bad: Normal use of the eyes for reading, watching tv or using the computer cannot hurt this eyes. Eyestrain symptoms happen with overuse. So, with any visual task, especially requiring focusing at near, it is good to take ocassional breaks, vary the reading distance, and use good lighting. Sometimes the eyes get dry with extended reading or computer use, and artificial tears (otc) can help. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

No: Foreign body sensation (FBS) or sand feeling are usually signs of dry eyes. You must check your eyes for dry eyes, blepharitis and some other causes of fbs. ...Read more