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Do 3 D Movies Hurt Your Vision
No: Sitting to close to the tv, reading in dim light, or watching 3-d movies will not hurt the eyes. 3-d movies do cause the eyes to see in different way ten you are use to. Although it will not hurt the eye, some people may experience ocular irritation or headache related to eye strain. ...Read more
Chest pain (CP): Don't know any cause effect relationship of 3d movies and chest pain. But the excitement of a movie could give you chest pain. Do you have any risk factors for heart problems like obesity, htn, diabetes, smoking, stress, sedentary lifestyle? Typical CP of angina is pressure type associated with activities. Do you have CP during any other activities? See a physician for a stress test and ekg. ...Read more
Depends on both eyes: 3d vision depends on both eyes. The brain takes the inputs from both eyes and uses the different perspectives to create the 3d image with depth perception. If you go to a 3d movie you can get an idea of how this works. If you take your glasses off you can see that there are two images projected onto the screen that combine to create the illusion of depth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several: If you have no vision or poor vision in one eye, then your true 3 d vision will be impaired. If one eye is crossed looking out or in, then 3 d vision is likely to be impaired. Your ophthalmologist can tell you what is the cause for you and measure your true degree of stereoscopic vision. ...Read more
At 3d shows, I notice the 3d effects maybe 2-3% of the time. The rest of the time, the picture looks the same with one or both eyes open. All the tests I've tried suggest stereoscopic vision/depth perception is fine ... so why can't I see 3d?
Apparently about 10%: of people can not see in 3D. Because humans have both eyes in front, the possibility of having them work together to create depth perception exists. The fusion in our brains of two slightly different pictures from each of our "cameras"/eyes gives the sense of three-dimensionality. Lazy eye and strabismus are conditions that interfere with eye coordination. It can be corrected, esp in children. ...Read more
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