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Very nice, but wouldn't that fuck your eyes up sitting so close to a monitor that big?

Just a myth AFAIK. It shouldn't make a great deal of difference whether you're focusing on a 15-inch or 50-inch screen if they're the same distance away from your eyes. Spending too much time staring at anything so close can (and is in my case :() cause you to become short-sighted, though.

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Very nice, but wouldn't that fuck your eyes up sitting so close to a monitor that big?

Just a myth AFAIK. It shouldn't make a great deal of difference whether you're focusing on a 15-inch or 50-inch screen if they're the same distance away from your eyes. Spending too much time staring at anything so close can (and is in my case :() cause you to become short-sighted, though.

This is also a myth I believe. do you have any data to back that up?

I think that also goes under the same myth that wearing glasses will make your eyes adapt to them (permanently), as if making your eyesight more dependent on them.

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Very nice, but wouldn't that fuck your eyes up sitting so close to a monitor that big?

Just a myth AFAIK. It shouldn't make a great deal of difference whether you're focusing on a 15-inch or 50-inch screen if they're the same distance away from your eyes. Spending too much time staring at anything so close can (and is in my case :() cause you to become short-sighted, though.

This is also a myth I believe. do you have any data to back that up?

I think that also goes under the same myth that wearing glasses will make your eyes adapt to them (permanently), as if making your eyesight more dependent on them.

Well I don't know about permanent changes, I was referring to a temporary short-sightedness. That's what I experience: if I stare at a computer screen all day, my vision is basically shot all evening. If I stop using a computer for a few days it more or less reverts to normal, but it's so rarely I do that I'm virtually always short-sighted.

I think the proper name I was given was 'computer fatigue syndrome'. Basically anything that isn't really close to me becomes blurry, I really struggle to read the Deus Ex emails on my TV screen for example after a day of work, whereas if I play during the morning it's not so bad.

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Yeah, I'm starting to have the same with my eyes Thrik. You can always get a bigger TV, I bought a 65" and I fucking love it, perfect size for a medium sized living room. I get so used to have a monitor close to my eyes, sometimes i have to struggle a bit when reading small letters on a TV :(

I paid a visit to a ophthalmologist and i'm gonna have to wear glasses everytime I'm in front of any kind of screen, or reading. Getting old sucks.

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I have stigmatism and I have to wear glasses when using the computer, if I don't my vision swirls and I suffer from migraines. It's pretty common with people who have always used computers for much of the day every day since young. Even then I still sometimes get vision warping, I would think something of that size would probably make me go blind!

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No eye strain after a full playthrough of Crysis 3. I do naturally find myself leaning back in my chair instead of hunched over like with my old 23" monitor on the right in that picture, so my posture improves too!

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