Myths About Vision

Close Viewing of TV 1 of 11

Myth: Watching TV up close is bad for your eyes.


  • There is no evidence that sitting cose to the television will damage your eyes.
  • Children are able to focus up close without straining their eyes better than adults can.
  • If someone sits close to the TV, no damage will come to the eye, but it's a likely sign that the person has nearsightedness.