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Well we can get information on our Smartphone in our tablets in the blink -- night.
But -- these devices putting our eyesight at risk.
With more on this doctor mark Rosenfield a professor at the Sunni state College of Optometry.
They did today doctor -- -- still I worry about this all the time I have a tablet that I used.
Morning noon night I'm on the -- all the time sometimes in bed with the lights out OK is it dangerous.
It's not dangerous it can close eye strain and it can close -- the symptoms they may feel uncomfortable.
But it's not gonna do permanent damage to your -- that you do need to take a break from time to time and just you know look away look into the distance give your eyes a rest.
So I understand the dangers of Smartphones and -- I string headaches right dry I guess discomfort erratic and blurred vision -- say don't worry not playing well I'm not saying don't worry what I'm saying is that.
Trying to make the print larger try not to hold the device to close your eyes.
-- close to close well that should be at least sixteen inches away.
-- about it here yes about that we found that some people -- holding it as close as eight inches which is really close.
And that's definitely not a good thing it's studies show that that people -- all of these devices really I don't know why but look -- close to small funds have very small screens and so the print tends to be very small.
So if you using such a small screen try to make print a little bit -- just make it easier to hold it -- -- the brightness because.
That to me.
Can make a very big difference in how long I can read those -- so the level that's comfortable for you than you probably going to be fine.
But you mentioned reading it -- night time sometimes technicals to -- So try not to have the room lights -- when -- using divides -- -- -- I'll keep my husband away that's I have to but after.
So -- I Wear contacts a lot of people you have glasses airline is it a bigger risk for people like that's the only real risk for contact -- -- -- they tend to have more dry -- and patients who are -- suffer from dry I have more likely to have problems looking at the small phone looking at the computer.
I eat about something interesting with one of our producers the 20/20 -- -- when he overall yes what did that ruled is that every twenty minutes.
Try and look at something at least twenty feet away.
For at least twenty seconds so that way you giving your -- a chance to have a rest to look into the distance and relax and they'll be more comfortable so it's twenty seconds of rest for an -- seconds of rest look at something at least.
Twenty feet away.
Every twenty in -- I know I can keep up with that adds I think -- sell out or bumped up the -- check -- -- right.
So you say net that we don't have that much to worry about that you do need to pay attention do you need to pay attention to how close you're holding it and to what size the -- I feel better yet.
Our doctor mark thanks for coming I did not appreciate it --
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