Can Screen Damage Your Eyes?


“Don’t watch TV for too long, don’t sit near the TV, don’t play the game for too long”, you would probably have heard these words from your parents when you are in front of digital screens. But Can screens really damage your eyes?

There are dozens…dozens of research on this topic but there is no good evidence that staring at the computer can cause permanent eye damage. However, at the very least they can cause temporary annoyances like headaches.

If you stare at a screen for too long you may find yourself feeling what’s known as digital eye strain or computer vision syndrome. The most common symptoms are blurred vision, headache, and pain in the neck and shoulders. Fortunately, the symptoms of digital eye strain go away when you give your eyes a proper rest and studies haven’t shown any long-term effects.

The doctors recommend that if you are suffering regularly…

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