More than 90 percent of adults say they spend, on average, nearly eight hours a day looking at their smart device. Optometrists say there are several factors that make this dangerous. The proximity of the device, the type of backlight, the frequency of use, and the duration without pausing could be an eye hazard because the blue color of screens can contribute to the long-term damage of the retina. When it comes to smart devices, doctors are questioning just how much blue light you’re taking in every day and when it’s time to shut it off.
Whether PC, mobile phone or tablet – we spend about eight hours a day in front of one or another screen, contenting moving between one of them. The LED diodes in these devices usually emit a blue light that is invisible to the human eye. This is very stressful especially for the retina. … Read more