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Can reading damage your eye sight over time?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely not

The eye's sole purpose is to provide vision, and it is essentially a "solid-state" video camera.
Its parts do not wear out with use. Although there are diseases that can cause damage to the lenses (cornea and lens), film (retina), or "video cable" (optic nerve), they are not caused by over-use of the eyes. So use them to your heart's content!

In brief: Absolutely not

The eye's sole purpose is to provide vision, and it is essentially a "solid-state" video camera.
Its parts do not wear out with use. Although there are diseases that can cause damage to the lenses (cornea and lens), film (retina), or "video cable" (optic nerve), they are not caused by over-use of the eyes. So use them to your heart's content!
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

No. It may cause strain, so relax every 1/2 hour.

In brief: No

No. It may cause strain, so relax every 1/2 hour.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
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