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Will Using The Computer At Night Too Much Affect My Night Vision Permanently
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
Glare coating: All computer manufacturers can recommend a glare reducing screen for your computer. ...Read more
See below: It can cause ocular fatigue and headeache. ...Read more
Are there any studies that disprove that prolonged computer use and reading do not cause vision problems?
No: Since there is no evidence that this actually occurs, there are no studies about it. ...Read more
Why does only my right eye always feel strained after lasik? 20/20 vision. Feels tender under they upper eyelid. Especially after computer use.
Latisse degeneration. Early stage. Highly myopic. Can a wrong prescription, computer use, and mobile phone use at night cause or worsen it?
No: Lattice degeneration is an atrophic area in the peripheral retina. Prescription, computer use and phone use will not affect it. The only suggestion is to have routine examinations by an ophthalmologist who can monitor the areas for tearing of the retina around the edges of the lesions which would require treatment. Also, contact him immediately if you have floaters, flashes or a field defect. ...Read more
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