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Is sitting too close to the tv still bad for the eyes?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The distance is based on your refractive error (focusing power to get the image the clearest).
Historically, televisions emitted radiation so sitting too close was concerning but now with proper shielding and new types of tvs, it's no longer an issue.

In brief: No

The distance is based on your refractive error (focusing power to get the image the clearest).
Historically, televisions emitted radiation so sitting too close was concerning but now with proper shielding and new types of tvs, it's no longer an issue.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Daniel Bustos
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

That is strictly myth.
Sitting too close to the tv will only give you a headache at best.

In brief: No

That is strictly myth.
Sitting too close to the tv will only give you a headache at best.
Dr. Daniel Bustos
Dr. Daniel Bustos
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