can cell phones cause blindness

Can using your cell phone in the dark cause blindness ?

Can cell phones cause blindness ???

In an article published last week by the Daily Mail Australia, a Chinese man needed an emergency operation after spending hours texting his girlfriend in the dark.

Extract from article:

Could using your phone at night cause blindness?

  • 26-year-old was diagnosed with the rare condition “Retinal Detachment”
  • This can cause blindness if it is not treated promptly
  • Scientists say cases are rising in young people – it usually affects those aged between 50 and 75 – and could be linked to excessive phone use

 

 

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