Monday, November 15, 2004

Heavy Computer Use Linked to Glaucoma

Attention computer users, spending too many hours gazing at your monitor could lead to eye disease. A recent study of 10,000 middle-aged Japanese workers showed a link between heavy computer use and glaucoma in those who were short-sighted. The Japanese scientists conducting the study reported "computer stress is reaching higher levels than have ever been experienced before." So if you see yourself in this high-risk group, make sure not to skip your annual eye exam.


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