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Are 3D movies, TV bad for your eyes?

By February 16, 2010Newswires

Are 3D movies, TV bad for your eyes?

BERKELEY, CA (KGO) — It appears entertainment can be bad for our health. A UC Berkeley vision scientist is calling attention to what he calls "3D fatigue." His research shows if 3D movies or television is done badly, it strains the viewer`s eyes.

A film can certainly be enhanced by 3D. It is a whole new sensory experience and that is a good and bad thing. Because the film is inconsistent with real life, it can lead to feeling tired.

"I think it is here to stay and I think it adds something to the experience," Professor Martin Banks said

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