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Does staring at a monitor all day can cause short-sightedness?
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Dr. Tal Raviv
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not really
Short sightedness or myopia has no know cause.
There is a strong genetic component plus other less understood environmental contributors. Staring at a computer has never conclusively been shown to worsen myopia or any other eye disease.

In brief: Not really
Short sightedness or myopia has no know cause.
There is a strong genetic component plus other less understood environmental contributors. Staring at a computer has never conclusively been shown to worsen myopia or any other eye disease.
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv
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Dr. Charles Titone
Fyi the real culprit is probably Dopamine. See this CNN story for info on the latest study. http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/06/01/myopia.causes/index.html
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