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Having asthenopia problems! (eye strain issues) what can cause them?

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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology

In brief: Lack of breaks

The most common cause of asthenopia is prolonged near work (reading, close up tasks) without taking breaks to look off in the distance and relax the ciliary muscle.
Try looking up every 10-20 minutes.

In brief: Lack of breaks

The most common cause of asthenopia is prolonged near work (reading, close up tasks) without taking breaks to look off in the distance and relax the ciliary muscle.
Try looking up every 10-20 minutes.
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