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Are 3D TV glasses bad for your eyes?

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Answered 2012-08-19 20:00:55

If you are using shutter glasses, your eyes may get tired if the glasses are not operating properly. Each side of the glasses take turns showing an image frame and a black frame at the same time. If the glasses are good quality and are properly charged, it should not be an issue.

There is no evidence to suggest long term harm caused by 3D glasses.

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