Originally Posted by Lemurion
Here's my take: a backlit LCD very easily can cause more eyestrain than an E-Ink screen simply because of the backlighting.
On the other hand, in low lighting conditions e-Ink can
cause eyestrain simply because of lack
of backlighting. Aaaand
, we're back to square one.
Again, the eyes only care if you have light. It doesn't matter to the eye whether it is projected or reflected... only that it is at the right brightness. Too much or too little for too long, and you get eyestrain. And this can happen as easily with e-ink, or with paper, as with LCD.
(Discussing this subject is a lot like watching a tennis match, isn't it?)