Are The Many Screens in Our Lives Hurting Our Eyes?

ROFL 07-06-2016

What are you reading this on? A smartphone? A computer? Your fancy smart refrigerator 3 Best Smart Refrigerators You Can Buy Right Now There is currently a set of new smart fridge models, as manufacturers attempt to give their next generation of products a new appeal. There are some great products on the market. Read More ? Your Nintendo DS? A Sidekick? A Motorola RAZR? Have you gone way back in time and loaded up a WAP browser on a Nokia 7110?

Look, I’m not here to bore you by naming a bunch of seemingly unconnected devices just for my own amusement. Because there is a connection. They all have screens Black Screens Do More Harm Than Good on LCD Monitors Here's one myth that people should stop spreading: black screens save energy. They don't! Read More !

The question is: are all of these screens causing serious damage to our eyes Can F.lux and Night Shift Really Improve Your Sleep Habits? Excessive use of computers, tablets, and smartphones can lead to deteriorated sleep quality -- but do apps like F.lux and Night Shift really counteract those effects? The science is pretty clear on this. Read More ? Should we be worried? Check out the infographic below for a look at the facts (truth be told, if you’re using the aforementioned Nokia 7110, this image is going to look, well, nonexistent).

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  1. Anonymous
    June 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    "By 2020 it is estimated that 90% of our light sources will contain LED light"
    Every silver lining has a cloud. LED lights may be better for the environment but they are detrimental to our health. Do we want to save the environment or do we want to save our eyes?!

  2. Anonymous
    June 7, 2016 at 7:59 am

    There is an simple and obvious solution - reduce the number of screens you look at. Chuck away the mobile phone. You don't need one. I chucked mine away 15 years ago and I've never missed it. Sure people are annoyed when they can't reach me instantly, but the phone is for my convenience not theirs.

    Leave the mobile device at home when you go on holiday. Again you don't need it and as an added bonus, you're much quicker through airport check it.

    Turn the TV off. The programs are rubbish and there are much more exciting things to do rather than stare at the screen in the corner.