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How long can you be in front of computer screen without getting stressed or having eye strain?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
If you are briefly checking email messages there is less likelihood of eye strain than if you spend an hour in front of the monitor. But if you have dry eyes or an uncorrected prescription (farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia), you may experience strain or fatigue much more quickly.

In brief: It depends
If you are briefly checking email messages there is less likelihood of eye strain than if you spend an hour in front of the monitor. But if you have dry eyes or an uncorrected prescription (farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia), you may experience strain or fatigue much more quickly.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
When working at near tasks, it is important to rest the eyes for at least 15-30 seconds for every 15 minutes of near work.

In brief: Varies
When working at near tasks, it is important to rest the eyes for at least 15-30 seconds for every 15 minutes of near work.
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
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