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Is having my laptop close to my face when I lie in bedmaking me more near-sighted?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not certain
The causes of myopia, a condition increasing in frequency according to the latest statistics, are not clear. Much study is underway.
Sustained near reading has be suggested as a possible cause and using a laptop requires near vision just like reading. Until better information is available, do not sell your laptop.

In brief: Not certain
The causes of myopia, a condition increasing in frequency according to the latest statistics, are not clear. Much study is underway.
Sustained near reading has be suggested as a possible cause and using a laptop requires near vision just like reading. Until better information is available, do not sell your laptop.
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