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Doctor insights on: Can Watching Television For Long Periods Cause Myopia

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Increased floaters by a few in both eyes over a year period. Concerned about high myopias data, No retinal tear last month, but I see a few new ones today?

Increased floaters by a few in both eyes over a year period. Concerned about high myopias data, No retinal tear last month, but I see a few new ones today?

Not really: Floaters in the eye have several causes. The most common cause is degeneration of the vitreous fluid. The floaters gradually get worse, and persist. Sudden increase in floaters may be caused by vitreous separation (detachment) and may associated with a retinal tear or detachment, and eye exam is advisable. In both of these situations, the floaters persist. ...Read more

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Can i wear my eye glasses for nearsightedness during extended periods of computer use?

Depends: By mid forties the ability of the lens to bend is impaired and therefore you may enjoy computer work with your glasses off if you are nearsighted at the distance of your screen. If not, bifocal glasses may be the best solution. ...Read more

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What activities that can cause myopia?

None: There is some evidence that doing a lot of close up work might increase myopia. However, genetic factors do play a role. ...Read more

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Can computer cause myopia?

Can computer cause myopia?

No: It can make your eyes feel tired and blurry! ...Read more

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I read on the web that spending a lot of time on the computer cause myopia, is this true?

I read on the web that spending a lot of time on the computer cause myopia, is this true?

Your age?: I will disagree and state that ones' environment, and that includes excessive close work as with computer use, can accelerate the development of myopia in those under ten years of age, much more common is eye fatigue caused by prolonged computer use. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is nearsighted (myopia) in children caused by excessive use of computer/ipad?

No: Nearsightedness is related to the size of the eyeball and the fact that the lens focuses input from far away in front of the retina where it is not clear. Close up vision may remain in focus. Treatment involves using lenses to help move the clear point of far vision to the retina. Excessive computer use can cause eye fatigue, but does not alter the shape of the eyeball or its focus point. ...Read more