General Eye Care
Complaints of eye discomfort and fatigue are becoming more common as use of video display terminals (VDTs) increases. While it is true that VDTs can cause eyestrain, there is no convincing evidence that VDTs can harm the eyes.
Reading in dim light is harmful to your eyes.
It is not harmful to watch a welder or look at the sun if you squint, or look through narrowed eyelids.
Using a computer, or video display terminal (VDT), is harmful to the eyes.
If you use your eyes too much, you wear them out.
Wearing poorly-fit glasses damages your eyes.
Wearing poorly-fit contacts does not harm your eyes.
You do not need to have your eyes checked until you are in your 40s or 50s.
Safety goggles are more trouble than they’re worth.