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Discussion on longer-term effects of VR equipment

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Discussion on longer-term effects of VR equipment

Post by Silk » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:30 am

I've just come across an interesting thread on the 1CGS forums about the potential longer-term effects of using VR equipment on a regular basis or for prolonged periods of time. The discussion particularly mentions eye-strain and dry-eye.

Not entirely sure of the basis for all this, but as with most things in life, I would guess that moderation is the key to safe use and that at the very least this is something to be acknowledged as a possibility and taken into account when deciding when and for how long to use a VR headset.

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Re: Discussion on longer-term effects of VR equipment

Post by Jacko » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:38 pm

I am sure forcing the eye to focus at a short distance will cause problems in the long term.
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Re: Discussion on longer-term effects of VR equipment

Post by Blackjack » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:50 pm

My eyes never feel strained after using VR, the headset generates heat so you can get sweaty if your moving around a lot but not while flying. Your eyes don't feel like they are being forced in any way, it feels natural. Better resolution to help with distant objects is the way VR will improve but right now,with tags on, flying is a great experience.
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