Using a computer is worse for your eyes than you thought

Blurred vision, prolonged headaches, twitches: These are just some of the things that are caused by using technology

Computers Are Worse for Your Eyes Than You Thought

It's official (and yes, you knew it all along): using technology is extremely bad for your health. Especially when it comes to your eyesight.

A recent study of people who spend six hours or more looking at screens found many things that were detrimental to eye and brain health, from sight-related problems and dry eyes and irritation to blurred vision and prolonged headaches.

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The good news is that many symptoms can be reversed by taking digital break. Watch the video above to find out more.