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MetaFilter: Stop it or you'll go blind.
Heavy computer users risk glaucoma - Toho University study.
posted by soyjoy (21 comments total)

 
then we'll have at least an excuse to self-medicate. heavily.
posted by matteo at 2:00 PM on November 16, 2004


thtsa nobsrnce o csm srr pwrfcyly fome.
posted by Divine_Wino at 2:07 PM on November 16, 2004


im never leaving my computer now.
posted by Satapher at 2:10 PM on November 16, 2004


This, I knew.
posted by MetalDog at 2:16 PM on November 16, 2004


I stare a computer all day. Of course, all through high school and college I stared at a giant bong, so I figure I'm.....what were we talking about?
posted by jalexei at 2:19 PM on November 16, 2004


So.... how do they define 'heavy use', exactly? Uh, probably more than, Oh, 12 or 13 hours a day, right?

Or 14? Um.... 15?

So I should be okay then.
posted by jokeefe at 2:21 PM on November 16, 2004


best.tagline.evar.
posted by moonbird at 2:55 PM on November 16, 2004


I can always get a Braille keyboard.
posted by Smart Dalek at 2:56 PM on November 16, 2004


RIP ODB!
posted by The God Complex at 3:01 PM on November 16, 2004


smart dalek, how would you read over your own brilliant commenting history and masturbate yourself further into blindness if you couldn't actually see your monitor?

Just me? Nevermind.

posted by The God Complex at 3:02 PM on November 16, 2004


RIP THREAD
posted by NationalKato at 3:05 PM on November 16, 2004


Well no wonder I couldn't see the gorilla!
posted by Secret Life of Gravy at 3:35 PM on November 16, 2004


Looks like marijuana will be God's gift to nerds in a couple of decades.
posted by Laugh_track at 3:35 PM on November 16, 2004


what do you mean in a couple of decades.. I mean.. wow this song is great... What? Dude. Sorry was I holding this all this time? *passes*
posted by dabitch at 3:39 PM on November 16, 2004


Laugh_track

my thoughts exactly.....
posted by sourbrew at 3:58 PM on November 16, 2004


This would be funny if I wasn't already overdue to have a screening to reveal whether or not I actually have glaucoma or not.
posted by konolia at 4:22 PM on November 16, 2004


I will go blind from what is open in my other windows first. Right mom?
posted by fluffycreature at 4:26 PM on November 16, 2004


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posted by drezdn at 7:58 PM on November 16, 2004


Can I do it just until I need glasses then?
posted by nofundy at 7:52 AM on November 17, 2004


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posted by drezdn at 10:58 PM EST on November 16


For the love of God, use a bigger font! I'm going blind over here.
posted by callmejay at 9:47 AM on November 17, 2004



posted by drezdn at 11:05 AM on November 17, 2004


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