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Discussion on: Don't lose your eyesight as a Developer (5 Tips to Reduce Eye Strain)

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Chapman

While dark mode appeals to many people, studies show that light text on dark backgrounds actually increases eye strain, especially in users with astigmatism. (Personally I like to change it up every now and then.)

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Adrian Twarog Author

Interesting, do you have a link to the studies, love to read that

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Chapman • Edited

I'm trying to find a direct link for you but, here's an article in Gizmodo about it. gizmodo.com/the-surprising-reason-...

And here's a study of reading comprehension using dark vs light backgrounds. Interesting stuff. sciencedirect.com/science/article/...