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16 Things That Happen When You Stare At A Screen For Too Long

RIP your poor, poor eyes.

1. Your eyes begin to itch.

2. Headaches.

3. You may experience tunnel vision.

4. You forget to blink.

5. You begin to notice just how filthy your screen is.

6. The screen stares back at you.

7. Time seems to stop.

8. Palms are sweaty.

9. Knees weak.

10. Arms are heavy.

11. Mom's spaghetti.

12. You lose your train of thought.

13. You start seeing those little floating black dots.

14. When the screen saver activates and you catch a glimpse of yourself in the screen.

15. At a certain point, you feel as though you can see into the future...

16. ...and you begin to realize you'll never be able to log off.

Screen-induced eyestrain is a real thing that affects everyone. So quit messing around and go get your eyes checked by an optometrist. It's easy, totally painless, and your eyes will be glad you did.