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when i'm not in school im starring at my computer screen, and when I am at school I am still starring at a computer screen frown.gif. So this is very bad news to me, and I've been having vision problems that started september 2009 and it's getting worse.
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Blew Millions on a stupid research when they could have just provided better monitors for 1,500 children.
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I sit here staring at my comp because I have absolutely nothing better to do. My eyes are still perfectly healthy. My optometrist tells me so biggrin.gif
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post #44 of 57
**** **** **** my mother has been say that for years who needs fact when you mothers lol
 
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post #45 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159;13233547 
I want to die old, and with a wife.

NOT In front of my computer.

"Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man."
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post #46 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by dude120;13235739 
"Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man."

Nice@! Anyways, my question is, were the children sitting in proper viewing distances lol? I'm 15, but I have all of my sound and video calibrated for the distance and environment ninja.gif. I mean, I don't get strain when I'm looking at a nice, big picture right? Also, no control group mentioned? Australian children? TV or computer monitor? Also, how the hell does smaller veins at the back of your eyes give you heart problems? Obviously staring at a screen all day = no exercise. Lastly, WHY BOTHER CONFIRMING WELL KNOWN FACTS?
Edited by Eugenester - 4/22/11 at 6:49pm
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post #47 of 57
Whatever. Correlation does not equal causation. Isn't this a "science" website? You'd think they'd be a little more clear instead of trying to mislead.

Correlation: children who spend more time in front of screens (computer, TV, etc...) tend to lead more sedentary lifestyles and therefor tend to have higher blood pressure and more heart issues.
post #48 of 57
Meh. My family is linked with heart disease in genetics. Might as well live it up as fun as I can.
    
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post #49 of 57
Haha, what an obscure ailment. I would think though that constant visual feedback would lead to more bloodflow in the eyes due to constant stimulation.

Hope I dont have an eye-heart attack when I'm old...
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