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Does playing with small electronics cause eye damage or blindness?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No

Remember to take breaks and avoid eye strain, also too much near work may worsen myopia.
Playing too many hours in a row without breaks has actually lead to gamer's death.

In brief: No

Remember to take breaks and avoid eye strain, also too much near work may worsen myopia.
Playing too many hours in a row without breaks has actually lead to gamer's death.
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Unlikely

Small electronics - meaning small screens like smart phones? There should be no eye damage incurred with these devices except for some possible eyestrain.
Some studies suggest children who engage excessively in activities where they must focus up close may ultimately end up more nearsighted (myopic) when adults - please ask your ophthalmologist. Of course, take breaks for relief.

In brief: Unlikely

Small electronics - meaning small screens like smart phones? There should be no eye damage incurred with these devices except for some possible eyestrain.
Some studies suggest children who engage excessively in activities where they must focus up close may ultimately end up more nearsighted (myopic) when adults - please ask your ophthalmologist. Of course, take breaks for relief.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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