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Can excessive computer use cause cataracts?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Maybe dry eye problems though!

In brief: No

Maybe dry eye problems though!
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Terence Grogan
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

If it did we would all go blind.
There are no credible studies to link prolonged viewing of tv or computer screens to cataract development.

In brief: No

If it did we would all go blind.
There are no credible studies to link prolonged viewing of tv or computer screens to cataract development.
Dr. Terence Grogan
Dr. Terence Grogan
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

Cataract cause: Cataract occur from change in lens proteins which cause whitening/clouding of clear lens composition: can be due to an infection or inflammation from birth (ie, rubella), old age/genetics, steroid use, trauma, poor diet; smoking & Diabetes increases risk.
More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com

In brief: No

Cataract cause: Cataract occur from change in lens proteins which cause whitening/clouding of clear lens composition: can be due to an infection or inflammation from birth (ie, rubella), old age/genetics, steroid use, trauma, poor diet; smoking & Diabetes increases risk.
More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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