Millions Could Be at Risk of Eye Damage, According to Study

Over 43% of 18-24 year olds in the UK could be at risk of eye damage through overexposure to their laptop, tablet, or smartphone screens.

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(businesspress24) - London, UK - Over 43% of 18-24 year olds in the UK could be at risk of eye damage through overexposure to their laptop, tablet, or smartphone screens. This is according to a survey by Ocushield which also revealed that only 35% of young Britons avoid screens in the 30 minutes before they go to sleep.

Optical experts have long warned that overexposure to screens emitting blue light could cause sleep problems and eye damage . They claim that the blue light which comes from smartphones, laptops and tablets is

This blue light can also cause sleep problems by tricking your body into thinking it is daytime, when it


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The study comes at a time when the majority of internet use is no longer via a desktop . Instead, more people are accessing the internet through their mobiles and tablets than any other device. The study also comes at a time when more young people are leaving Facebook

Patel argues that this could explain the results of the study.

Some experts have noted a correlation between lack of natural sunlight and a rise in short-sightedness in children. Patel is convinced that this issue is also linked with screen overexposure.

Another study suggests that reducing exposure to blue light could help reduce the sleep disruption caused by laptop, tablet and smartphone screens. Patel more believes that more people need to be aware of this.

Despite the results of the survey, Patel remains optimistic about the future.

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Date: 02/23/2018 - 00:57
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