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Can watching televison in dark be bad on your eyes?

Can watching televison in dark be bad on your eyes?

No: The eyes will function as best as they can given whatever conditions you find yourself in. Tv emits its own light, as do video screens, and your viewing comfort will depend upon optical clarity and image brightness. No harm is done if these are not optimized although you might have to strain if they are not comfortable. ...Read more

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Does watch ipad iphone or another smartphone in very dark place bad for your eyes?

Does watch ipad iphone or another smartphone in very dark place bad for your eyes?

Not a problem: The intensity of light is not harmful from these devices and the focusing is easy with normal eyeglass correction if needed. Doing this in dark places may actually make it easier to view. ...Read more

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Look at the smartphone in dark room is bad for eyes, how about watch tv in dark room?

Look at the smartphone in dark room is bad for eyes, how about watch tv in dark room?

Controversial: More and more research is showing that excessive near work increases the growth of the eye & nearsightedness/myopia. Have not seen peer reviewed research to show watching tv (far away) in dark room increases risk. Watching too much tv is not good for the brain for many reasons: limiting tv as much as possible is best. More info: eyedocs2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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Do you think watching tv in 3-d daily is bad for your eyes?

Do you think watching tv in 3-d daily is bad for your eyes?

No: Using your eyes in any visual activity will not hurt them. Besides 3-d is cool! ...Read more

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What does it mean when people say playing too much video games and watching tv is bad for your eyes?

What does it mean when people say playing too much video games and watching tv is bad for your eyes?

Induced myopia: Excessive near work can cause the eyeball length to grow and create more nearsightedness (induced myopia). Epidemic of myopia around the world thought to be due to this phenomenon. ...Read more

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I've got glasses but i don't wear them. Im scared to wear incase they don't help my eyes. I got glasses to watch tv but never wear them? Is this bad?

I've got glasses but i don't wear them.  Im scared to wear incase they don't help my eyes. I got glasses to watch tv but never wear them? Is this bad?

Important to see : Glasses are intended to help you see well at 20/20 vision. If you're only using your glasses to watch television, and don't feel you need to wear them full time then that is your prerogative. However, if you're driving, or going to drivers ed to learn to drive, you need to have 20/20 vision, so that you can see the details of the road, the traffic, and the people crossing better. Most people like seeing well. ...Read more

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My 3 month old is addicted to watching television. She turns her head in whichever direction the tv is in. Is this bad for her eyes? Or brain?

My 3 month old is addicted to watching television. She turns her head in whichever direction the tv is in. Is this bad for her eyes? Or brain?

The American Academy: Of pediatrics recommends no tv/video viewing in children under 2 years, then limiting all screen time to a maximum of 2 hours/day. Studies show greater delays in language development the more time a child under 18 mos. Watches tv. Please read http://www.Healthychildren.Org/english/family-life/media/pages/why-to-avoid-tv-before-age-2.Aspx. Play with ; talk to your baby to promote development. ...Read more

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I had bad pain on my eyes after watching tv, working on computer or after using cell phone.And right now I start isong 0.5 eye glass to read far thing ?

Hyperopia : It sounds like you are beginning to manifest some farsightedness. A good exam and a prescription for glasses or contact lenses should help. Some hyperopic patients can be treated with lasik. ...Read more

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