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Busted! 6 Truths About Childhood Myths

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Sitting Too Close to the TV Is Bad for Your Eyes


Although every parent has probably warned their children of this at one point in their lives, sitting too close to the television won't actually damage your eyes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, kids can actually focus on objects up close with less eyestrain than adults. However, it can be a sign of nearsightedness, so it's best to have your child's eyes checked regularly.

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