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    Eye strain without digital devices
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    mirroredeyes posted:
    hello i am currently 16, i wear GP (Gas permeable) Contacts which shapes my cornea to give me 20/20 or close too that slows down Myopia.

    when i was 15 during the summer, i use to play video games all day... and never felt eye strain. But towards the end of the summer i started having eye strain if i go on the computer for 15-20minutes or on my phone.

    I went to go see a ophthalmologist, but he told me everything was fine and i had myopia in one eye, and my family eye doctor said i was fine too. i've tried everything to fix this eye strain as it impacts me on my daily tasks.

    i usually wear my GP contacts for 7-8 hours and when i take them off, my eyes feel fine. But throughout the day around 1pm i start to feel eye strain and my muscles feel sore if i extend my eye movement anywhere.

    i know this is just the forums, and you guys can't really diagnose me.. but i just kindly ask for you guys to put your suggestions down what you think this may be.

    my thought is: the way the GP contacts shape my cornea. The light that enters my eyes is warped causing my eyes to strain to see.

    thanks guys please help,

    Mike
     
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    mirroredeyes responded:
    update: I always get eye strain around the afternoon even without being on a digital device.
     
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    mirroredeyes responded:
    update: my computer setup is well lit and made sure my eyes are far enough. I still experience eye strain no matter what... in the afternoon and i don't use any digital devices or computer


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