Here’s How Staring at Screens Affects Your Eyes

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Screens are everywhere, but research has been inconclusive as to just how damaging they can be.

From laptops to smartphones to TVs, screens are practically everywhere we go. But how do digital screens affect our eyes? 

Adults in westernized countries spend most of their waking hours staring at screens. American adults, in particular, spend more than 11 hours each day watching, reading, listening, or interacting with screen-based technologies. 

All of that time spent in front of screens led researchers to see just how damaging (or not) screens can be for humans. Several studies agreed that temporary stresses like headaches and eye strain are linked to screen time. However, this video from SciShow pointed out that the results were hazier when

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