Myths and Facts about Eye Health

Watching TV

Myth: Reading in dim light and sitting too close to the TV hurts your eyes.

Fact: Reading in dim light fatigues your eyes, but it doesn’t have any negative effects on eye health. TV is also OK for your eyes, even if you sit close.

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Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia MD

Last Annual Review Date: Oct. 9, 2012


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