It is always unhealthy to use mobile phones at night because of the blue light that’s often emitted by these devices. When exposed to blue light over a long period can cause macular degeneration. This is a disease that causes vision loss. Apart from that, Blue light can cause dry eye, eye strains, blurry vision, and cataracts. In addition to that, some blue have sleep issues because of being exposed to excess blue light.
Due to unavoidable circumstances, we might be forced to use our smartphones at night. Today, am going to highlight some safety measures or precautions that you can adapt to while using your phone at night.
Here are 3 things that you must observe before using your phone at night.
1. Activate the Eye Care icon on the smartphone
This is a protective feature that comes installed on smartphones. The main function of this icon is to filter the blue light that is emitted by the electronic device. It enables one to view the screen without straining the eyes. It's always advisable to make sure that the icon is active when using the phone inside a dark room.
2. Make sure the room is well lit
Light coming from the device won't hit the eyes directly in a well-lit room thus reducing the pressure and keeping your eyes at rest. In other words, the light will be evenly disrupted in the room. Using your smartphone in a poorly lit room increases the chances of developing many eyesight problems.
3. Using a protective glass or sunglasses
Using sunglasses while using a mobile phone in a dark room is always good for your health. The glasses will filter the amount of blue light that goes directly into your eyes thus reducing the chances of experiencing eyesight problems that are associated with blue light.
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