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Can You Get An Astigmatism From Working In Front Of The Computer For Too Long
NO: Astimatism is a type of refractive error like myopia (nearsightedness) or hyperopia (farsightedness). It is basically determined by the length of the eye and the shape of the front surface (cornea) of the eye. Sustained focusing for near may induce a progression (higher prescription) of a myopic refractive error but not asigmatism. ...Read more
I have myopia and astigmatism and now iam wearing prescription glasses can I use this glasses when reading books or in computer. Thank u?
Is it possible to get headaches, dizziness, and a feeling of stiffness and pain in your body from being on the computer too long?
Yes: And Yes. Proof: How did you feel within the first 30 minutes after you had gotten up from the computer and went to do something different... ...Read more
What laptop screen protector protects my eyes from the damage of computer screens. Also my eyes get more puffier if I'm on computer too long. Best one?
You are looking at it too long.
Set time every 30 min. Stand up, walk around for 5 then come back.
See if you can stand while using computer. Eyes will be less puffy as water flows down hill. ...Read more
Not harmful: Prolonged computer use is tiring, may be drying and irritating, but it will not cause any permanent change or ruin your eyes. Try using an over the counter lubricating drop for relief during prolonged computer use. ...Read more
I was wondering is bad eyesight genetic or caused by staring at something (like a computer) for too long?
Genetic vs straining: Bad eyesight can be due to diseases and/ or Need for glasses (one's refraction): which can be due to length of eye & corneal shape (astigmatism): these are mostly genetic causes but can be changed with extensive reading up-close (induced myopia) from computers, trauma. See YouTube: "Cremers and Dangers of Computers" and Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com ...Read more
Artificial tears: Dry eyes can be bothersome and cause chronic discomfort. There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye. Html I hope this helps you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perhaps: You could dry your eyes out significantly if you continually stare at the computer screen. Otherwise, it is safe. ...Read more
My bf drinks 1-2 energy drnks daily. He's blacking out for a few seconds lately. Are the drinks related to this? Or being on the computer too long?
Blacking out is bad: Repeated black outs are not good whatever the reason. You have little chance of diagnosing him - he might want to have a doctor evaluate him. Black outs can be part of some serious condition. ...Read more
Sharp lower back pain when sitting in computer chair for too long. Any specific chairs out there that could potentially help with this?
Arm rest: Get a chair with good arm rest and upper back and neck support. ...Read more
Can staring at a computer screen for too long create a lot of stress in your eyes which can lead to pain?
Is it possible that looking at a computer screen for too long every day, cause one eye to be constantly red?
Dry eyes!: Yes, concentration work such as on a computer can cause the eyes to dry and turn red. Start with artificial tears routinely (one drop 4 times a day every day), oral omega-3's, and warm compresses. Next, medicated drops (restasis, mild steroid drops, NSAID drops) or punctal occlusion may be helpful. ...Read more
I stare at computer, tv, tablet, and cellphone screens for too long. My right eye feels dryer than my left. How can I take care of my eyes?
Dryness: Computer use is not harmful but can be drying causing many different symptoms including: dryness, blur, headaches, irritation., light sensitivity. Try putting a bottle of lubricating drops next to the place where you do this work - and use as often as needed (don't use drops that say gets the red out). ...Read more
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