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What Smartphones Do To A Child's Eye

It’S Time To Protect Our Eyes From Smart Phones

Digital devices and computers are a part of life – but is there a price? It seems everyone is using a smart phone, a tablet and especially a computer. Even infants and toddlers are playing with smart phones and tablets. A major concern with digita...

Smartphone Overuse May 'Damage' Eyes, Say Opticians

Opticians say people are so addicted to smartphones they may be increasing their risk of eye damage. They are warning overuse from phones and other devices like computers, tablets, and flat screen TVs can lead to long-term damage. It comes as a su...

Screen Time Hurts More Than Kids’ Eyes

It seems like children know how to operate tablets, smartphones, and computers almost from birth. But those mesmerizing screens expose them to a number of long-term health threats. The American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2015 American Eye-Q® s...

Opening Our Eyes To The Damaging Effects Of Digital Devices

As we swiftly move into the digital age, increasing numbers of us are becoming dependent on digital devices for work, socialising and recreation. From televisions and computers to smartphones and tablets, there are more opportunities than ever for...

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Is Your Smartphone Ruining Your Eyesight?

A recent study shows they way people use electronic devices can produce eye strain, which can lead to headaches.

Tablets And Smartphones May Affect Social And Emotional Development

Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers. In a commentary for the journal Pediatrics, researchers at Boston University School of Medicine reviewed available types of...

Beware - Your Smart Phone Could Ruin Your Eyes!

Love your smart phone? Well, you probably should think about using it sparingly. A recent study by Dr David Allambym revealed that smartphones were capable of causing myopia or short-sighteness in people. This report comes in after there was a sur...

Seeing The Light On Digital Risks

CHILDREN who use smart phones and tablets are at risk of potential irreversible eye damage because of blue light emissions from digital devices, according to a leading Sydney optometrist. With the explosion of handheld technology in the past seven...

The Simple Smartphone Test That Can Spot Cancer

Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) has launched a new campaign to show that flash photography is one of the easiest ways to spot the early stages of retinoblastoma, an aggressive, deadly eye cancer affecting predominantly young children. When a ch...

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Most Teens Think They Can Multitask While Getting Screen Time. They Can't

Today's teens and tweens are constantly connecting -- to TV, computers, smartphones and tablets. Kids between 8 and 12 report spending an average of 4.5 hours a day on devices...

Have You Got 'Screen Sightedness'?

Rates of short sightedness among young people have soared because of smartphones, a leading laser eye surgeon has claimed. David Allamby, Founder of Focus Clinics, says there has been a 35 per cent increase in the number of people with advancing m...

Don’T Give Up Your Eyes For An Iphone

The biggest knock on smartphones is that all the apps, emails, viral videos, and text messages drive us to distraction, if not off the road. Spending half the day staring into a four-inch screen may also wreck one’s eyesight, new research suggests...

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Half Of World Expected To Be Myopic By 2050

A new study has found that half of the world′s population will be myopic, or short sighted by the year 2050.

Understanding Smartphone Displays So You Don't Go Omg

Smartphones are now an important part of our daily lives and most of them use touchscreens with various tech that renders different levels of quality. Several display types are currently used in smartphones, and the most popular touchscreen displa...

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Smartphone Usage Dulls Vision, Research Shows

A new study shows that habitual smartphone usage dulls vision as users generally hold their devices too close to their eyes. KENS-TV's Wendy Rigby reports.

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Wellness - Eye Care | 0-18y

What Smartphones Do To A Child's Eye

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Yes, we all are aware and worry about the dangers of exposing our little ones to smartphones, but what is the real risk? We dig to find out.