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Small Screens May Create Eyestrain, But Not Visual Damage, Researchers Find

Small Screens May Create Eyestrain, But Not Visual Damage, Researchers Find

Use of small screens can lead to eyestrain and discomfort, but not eye damage.

Small Screens May Create Eyestrain, But Not Visual Damage, Researchers Find

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 16:15

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  1. Eyestrain – Fatigue caused by persistent eye focus for long periods of time.
  2. Convergence Eye Movements – The inward movement of both eyes toward one another-- typically done when both eyes are being used together to focus on a nearby object.
  3. Optics – The study of various characteristics and behaviors of light, including the science of vision.

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