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Doctor insights on: Does Watching Tv Make Your Grades Drop

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Does watching to much tv make your eyes smaller?

Does watching to much tv make your eyes smaller?

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

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Does watching tv cause students grades to drop?

No: Students, parents and teachers cause grades to drop. The television is an inanimate object. ...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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Does reading on a kindle or ipad at bed time make it harder to fall asleep compared to reading a book?

Does reading on a kindle or ipad at bed time make it harder to fall asleep compared to reading a book?

Reversal: Doc's Role: This sounds like it would be a question the physician would ask of you. Do you find it more difficult to fall asleep when you read from your ipad or kindle? There is no general medical information about this question. If it does then you don't do it at bedtime. Simple as that. ...Read more

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Does watching tv or the computer really give the kids bad eye sight?

Does watching tv or the computer really give the kids bad eye sight?

No: Watching tv or using computer does not decrease the vision or make near sightedness more likely. You should limit tv and computer and video games to less than 2 hrs per day, because prolonged sedentary activity leads to obesity.. The eye continues to grow and change shape very subtly in childhood which can lead to near sightedness, myopia, as well as heredity can predispose to myopia. ...Read more

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Does sitting close to the tv really hurt / affect your eyes?

Does sitting close to the tv really hurt / affect your eyes?

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

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Growing macular pucker stage 2 in both eyes. Dr watching. Blurry at computer & make more mistakes. Afraid I'll lose ability to do my job. What to do?

Growing macular pucker stage 2 in both eyes. Dr watching. Blurry at computer & make more mistakes. Afraid I'll lose ability to do my job. What to do?

Make print larger: Treatment for macular pucker is surgery. Most patients describe vision from macular pucker as distortion rather than blur, so consider other causes of blur like needing a change in glasses or cataract. If all of those are ruled out and the macular pucker is the cause of the blur, you could consider making the print larger on your computer if your retina surgeon doesn't think surgery now is right. ...Read more

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Can your vision change from watching television too much?

Can your vision change from watching television too much?

Yes, due to dry eyes: Tv viewing or intense computer or video game use may lead to decreased blink frequency and secondary dry eye. ...Read more

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Can wearing the wrong glasses hurt your eyes when watching tv or driving a car?

Can wearing the wrong glasses hurt your eyes when watching tv or driving a car?

Nah: It won't hurt your eyes, per se. However, it would be wise to be wearing an updated precription when driving so you don't harm the rest of you or other people! ...Read more

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Does spending your whole day looking at computer screen make you wear glasses?

Does spending your whole day looking at computer screen make you wear glasses?

No: You may need glasses to view a computer screen in proper focus, but the continued use of a video screen will not cause a change in the eye which will require glasses. ...Read more

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Is watching tv or computer screen at low distance harmful for eyes.Can I go blind ?

Is watching tv or computer screen at low distance harmful for eyes.Can I go blind ?

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 more

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Could you damage your eyes by watching too much tv or videogames?

Could you damage your eyes by watching too much tv or videogames?

No.: No. This is an old wife's tale. Watching tv and playing video games does not damage vision. ...Read more

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I spend hours on the computer and watching t.V. Can these things really cause a lazy eye?

I spend hours on the computer and watching t.V. Can these things really cause a lazy eye?

No: Lazy eyes are a product of vision issues in infancy and young childhood. If you are simply saying the only issue is that one of your eyes turns out or in after prolonged computer use that is due to fatigue and not from the video screen. ...Read more