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Is there an ideal distance to watch a flat screen television from that's easy on the eyes?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on comfort

The ideal distance to watch a flat screen (or computer screen for that matter) is dependent on the viewers comfort level.
The distance may need to be adjusted if one feels eye strain, tiredness or irritation.

In brief: Depends on comfort

The ideal distance to watch a flat screen (or computer screen for that matter) is dependent on the viewers comfort level.
The distance may need to be adjusted if one feels eye strain, tiredness or irritation.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It's your choice

There is no ideal viewing distance for everyone; some people prefer to be closer, while others tend to stay further from the screen for comfort.
As long as you do not feel strain, whatever distance you prefer should be the starting point. If you cannot find an ideal or practical distance, see an eye doctor to evaluate your eyes for possible options to help you.

In brief: It's your choice

There is no ideal viewing distance for everyone; some people prefer to be closer, while others tend to stay further from the screen for comfort.
As long as you do not feel strain, whatever distance you prefer should be the starting point. If you cannot find an ideal or practical distance, see an eye doctor to evaluate your eyes for possible options to help you.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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