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Computor use may increase risk of eye disease

Japanese researchers believe that short-sightedness combined with lots of time in front of the computor can lead to increased risk of developing glaucoma. Smoking and high blood pressure are believed to be other risk factors associated with glaucoma. However, researchers say that the study was flawed and a more comprehensive study would need to be done to confirm the results.

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About: Computor use may increase risk of eye disease

Date: 16 November 2004

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