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How are our eyes affected by staring at computer screens, ipad screens, phone screens and televisions?
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Eye strain
Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d.
When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away.

In brief: Eye strain
Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d.
When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Various
Eyes were meant for using, but with a lot of small screen near work, can get more myopia, eye fatigue/strain, dry eye, etc.

In brief: Various
Eyes were meant for using, but with a lot of small screen near work, can get more myopia, eye fatigue/strain, dry eye, etc.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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