Can everyone see 3D entertainment?

Best Buy acknowledges vision problems for some viewers of 3D TV

Nearly one million people in the U.S. suffer from stereo blindness, according to the College of Optometrists in Vision Development ( This prevents them from perceiving the intended depth of 3D entertainment experiences. Some of these people will see 3D programming in 2D with no physical problems, while others may experience headaches, eye fatigue or other conditions.

If you have any doubts about your ability to correctly perceive 3D entertainment, visit one of our in-store 3D experiences starting on March 21 (check with your local Best Buy store for demo availability).

Overall, some people who watch 3D programming may experience initial feelings of motion sickness as they adjust to the picture. Others may experience headaches, eye fatigue or continued motion sickness.

The good news is that optometric vision therapy provides an effective solution for people with these vision problems.  Vision therapy teaches people to improve their ability to focus and use both eyes together, thereby being able to appreciate 3D (stereopsis).

Take a look at Best Buy info, click here.  They even mention COVD!

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