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Is It Possible For Computer Games To Make Your Vision Permanently Blurry
No: The eyes work full time when open at whatever activity you ask of them. Computer games are a concentrated activity but so are most activities such as reading, driving, watching tv or a ball game. Computer games may do things to your mind but not to your vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pupillary dilation: If you are fixated on the computer screen, which is bright, your pupils are likely constricted more. This allows your to read the screen. Additionally, your lens changes shape for near focus, called accommodation. The distant objects, when your eye is in this state, will appear blurrier. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi the past week i have bin having headaches and my vision the past 2 days has gone blurry, i work at a computer 5 days a week and 8 hrs a day?
Dry eyes are your: top issues when you are working at a computer 40 hours a day nonstop. You aren't using your blink reflexes, and your eyes are drying out. So use a post it note saying, 'BLINK!' and use nonpreservative lubricating drops (artificial tears) to help your eyes be less blurry!Do give your eyes a break and blink or close your lids too.UR blink reflex basically turns into staring at a screen for 40 hours! ...Read more
No: Using the computer too much at night will not permanently affect your vision. However, we normally blink 720 times per hour, but when you stare at the computer this rate generally goes down. This can lead to more rapid evaportation of tears. Dry eyes negatively impacts vision. Lowering the computer screen below eye level causes the upper lid to cover more of the eye and reduces tear evaporation. ...Read more
What could cause vision to become blurry while working at computer? He's 45, myopia, no other prob
Eye Dr. can evaluate: People may not blink enough when working with computers or reading books, allowing the corneas to become drier and mildly blur the vision. A diabetic with fluctuating blood sugars can get temporary vision changes. Someone with cataracts can get vision changes as his pupils dilate or constrict in different lighting brightness, depending on where the cataracts are. It could also just be presbyopia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Computer eye strain: Any extended periods of near work on the computer or reading can cause eyestrain symptoms. These include blurred or fluctuating vision, discomfort around the eyes, browache, and difficulty focusing. The eyes are not damaged by this, just overworked. Taking frequent breaks by closing the eyes or looking away, and varying the computer distance can help. Even the distance vision can blur sometimes. ...Read more
Suggestions: This blurring on the computer may be simply caused by the well known decrease in blin rate many experience with computer use. The surface of ther eye dries out with blurred vision. Try arificial tears. If the problem persists you need an eye exam to determine other possible causes. ...Read more
Possibly presbyopia: The most common explanation would be presbyopia, or the need for near vision glasses. At your age i would expect you to need glasses for near or computer work, if you aren't already it will present as blurry vision at near. An eye exam with an ophthalmologist can identify the issue. ...Read more
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