Saturday, 19 October 2019
Over exposure to Smartphone, Computer & Digital Device can lead to Blindness - Expert
The information was passed in Umuahia On Friday, April 1, 2011 with interview with NAN, Uchendu said that
The medical expert revealed that the human blue-violet light was harzardous to the eyes, and could lead to long-term problems, including blindness.
"It is advisable to reduce 'computer vision syndrome', which is," Feasting your eyes on a computer for a long time, because of the rays that come out of it, especially when it is said to be ".
"Putting your eyes for a long time on the face of a person.
"Read for a while, at least for about 30 to 40 minutes, then remove your eyes from the screen for about five to six minutes so that you do not end up with eye strain."
She advised people who used glasses, who did not have refractive error, to use anti-glare glasses, and recommended by an opthalmologist.
According to Her, such glasses will protect the light rays from coming straight into the eyes.
The ophthalmologist also expressed concern over growing world-wide problems, stressing that about 80 percent of blindness were avoidable or treatable.
She, therefore, urged people to consult ophthalmologists regularly in order to know the condition of their eyes.