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Does Sitting Too Close Too The Desktop Screen Make People Cross Eyed
Exotropia is when the eyes look away from each other. It is persistent and usually occurs from childhood issues of eye position or refraction. In adults it may result from injury, tumors, vascular anomalies and diseases such as thyroid disease. It it occurs recently, an ...Read more
No: Computer use will not cause the eyes to drift out of alignment. ...Read more
No: Lengthy tv or computer monitor viewing can be tiring and drying but is not hazardous. You are far more likely to be damaged by the content of what you are viewing. ...Read more
Dark circles: The most common causes are allergies and hereditary dark skin pigmentation. Other issues can also cause this problem such as poor health, malnutrition, alcohol abuse, etc. Treatments include cool compresses, allergy meds, alcohol cessation, balanced diet, makeup concealer, dermal filler, laser skin treatments. ...Read more
Just got new glasses feel like I'm see cross eyed but I'm not actually cross eyed. Hard to focus on computer work. Never took this long to adjust befo?
Return to eye doc...: You need to return to your eye doctor with your new glasses so your eye doctor can make sure you received the right prescription. Your eye doctor can check your new glasses and make sure the prescription is right. If your glasses are the right prescription, then return to the place they were made and have them adjusted again. Sometimes all it takes is a minor adjustment and you'll see fine again!! ...Read more
What are the effects of watching too much tv/media such as cell phones ipad computer etc? Can you go blind from too much and what is eye fatigue?
You wont go blind...: Many patients complain of blurred vision or discomfort after staring at a cell phone, ipad, computer, or even television. The reality is that the blink rate diminishes and affects the ocular surface. When tears evaporate, the irregularities of the ocular surface are exposed and leads to the transient blurring of vision. You wont go blind, but you may experience symptoms of dry eye syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does it mean when people say playing too much video games and watching tv is bad for your eyes?
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
No: No, it probably makes your workday much easier to actually be able to see near targets like printed material and computer screens. Anyone over the age of 15 cannot affect the degree of their refractive error or the health of their eyes in general by wearing glasses or not, so don't be afraid to use your glasses if you cannot get through the day without them. ...Read more
For some, yes: If you find you are in an environment with other bright lights that reflect off your screen, then an antiglare shield on your desktop computer monitor can cut down the strong reflections, which can reduce squinting and reduce the muscle tension in your face. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No danger: Although it can cause eye strain and discomfort, there is no risk of blindness from being too close to a computer monitor or television. The real question is: why would you be sitting so close? You may need glasses, and could benefit from an eye examination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am always my eyes red and increases the redness when read or work on the computer or watching television for a long time what does work glasses?
Variable : Computer eye strain is very common complaint now a days. Also called video or terminal display syndrome results from prolong focus on an electronic display. Usually symptoms of dryness, burning, stinging, fatigue , and blurriness are present. Take frequent breaks, and look away at distant objects. Use artificial tears. Close your eyes for a few minutes are a few suggestions. Same for reading/tv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My teacher told me that all myopia is genetic. Is it? Does playing computer or reading in short distance affect the refraction of light to our eyes?tq
Genetic + more: Genes definitely play a big part in determining who will become myopic. However, we have found that there are many environmental factors, as well. Recent research has found that people who spend more time indoors growing up VS outdoors tend to develop more myopia. Playing on computers is unlikely to affect a person's ultimate refraction, but reading at a too-short distance may affect it. ...Read more
No: Watching tv will not make your eyes smaller. It is possible that overuse of your eyes will cause fatigue. This could cause your eyelids to become swollen and give the appearance that your eyes are smaller. ...Read more