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Medical Reading in dim light bad for eye

  1. Jan 18, 2010 #1
    here's the idea, i prefer to read in dim light because i'm suffering from migraine, but like 90% people around me keep telling that it will cause bad health in eye, but when i need the proves, they proofs nothing.

    So, maybe, i need to debunk this "old wives tales", and need some evidence.

    Well first,

    i've read many article saying it will never make your eye sick for long term effect


    and i can't find any article proving that it will make your eye sick.
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  3. Jan 20, 2010 #2
    Don't know about reading but watching T.V. in the dark for long periods will make serious damage to your sight. Wether reading instead of watching T.V. would have the same affect I cannot tell. This is from my own experience.
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