We’ve all grown up thinking that sitting too close to the television, or watching tv for too long is damaging to our eyes. But… that might not be the case! Trace is here to debunk some common vision myths that we’ve grown up believing.
Is Too Much TV Really Bad For Your Eyes?
Every kid knows the list of warnings from Mom: ‘If you cross your eyes, they’ll get stuck that way.'”
How Does The Electron Gun Inside A TV Work, and Why Is It Called An “Electron Gun”?
“If you have read How Television Works or watched What If I Shot My TV?, then you have heard about electron guns.”
Five Vision Myths
“Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science.”
Eye Health Myths and Facts
“Many parents grew up with medical adages or advice that have since been proven by scientists to be incorrect or outdated. Here is a review of five common myths about children’s eye health and the medical reality behind them, prepared by the physicians at The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.”
Does Sitting Too Close To The TV Really Hurt My Eyes?
“Sitting too close to the television (or computer, for that matter) may not cause permanent eye damage, but it definitely can cause eyestrain (as many office workers can tell you after a long day staring at their computer screens).”
Vision Facts and Myths
“Old wives’ tales abound about the eyes. From watching TV to eating carrots, here’s the lowdown on some vision facts and fiction.”
FYI: Could I Have Prevented My Nearsightedness If I’d Just Spent More Time Outside As A Kid?
“My parents were right!! A spate of studies over the past decade has found that kids who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop near-sightedness.”
Computer Use and Eyestrain
“Staring at your computer screen, smartphone, video game or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry and tired.”
Time Outdoors And The Prevention Of Myopia
“Recent epidemiological evidence suggests that children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to be, or to become myopic, irrespective of how much near work they do, or whether their parents are myopic.”
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