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Is using two different resolutions (dual monitors) bad for your eyes?

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Hi All,

I'm currently on a Latitude E6520 (max resolution: 1920x1080) and have a secondary 17" monitor (max resolution: 1280x1024) extending it. I didn't notice at first, but after a few hours with this setup, when looking at my lappy monitor for a long time, everything text-based looks really blurry on the 17". I'm not worried about LCD radiation or anything like that, but can working with two different resolutions for an extended amount of time affect your eyes?

I don't want to ruin my eyesight, and I'm hoping someone will just tell me it's all in my head...

Thanks guys
 
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im p retty sure it all in your head casue i user two different monitors at different resouloutions and i have no problems at all
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Not really. You'll be fine. Don't worry thumb.gif
    
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