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(NEWSER) – Ever wonder if the small computer monitor on the top right of Google Glass gets in the way of a user's vision?

An ophthalmologist at UC San Francisco almost got in a car accident when he didn't see a car coming from the right, and he decided to investigate. In a tiny study with just three participants that he admits needs to be followed up with larger studies, Dr. Tsontcho Ianchulev found that all three had "significant" blind spots in the upper right of their peripheral vision attributable to the frame itself, since the device was turned off and software was not running, reports the Journal of the American Medical Association, where the study appears.

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