We uncovered some Fake News about smartphone usage, such as the eye cancer rumor. However, while much information is false, it is true that the overuse of the mobile phone is a cause for medical concern. And the case of a Chinese woman proves that the issue really needs attention.
One girl lost sight of an eye after spending a whole night on her smartphone, playing nonstop. She even went to a hospital to see if the doctors could reverse the situation.
“The patient turned the night playing nonstop on her smartphone. The next morning, as soon as she woke up, she grabbed her smartphone and started using it again. Five minutes later, she realized she couldn’t see from her left eye. ”
Doctor of Songgang People’s Hospital
To correct the problem, doctors had to use a laser and create a small outlet in the retina to let blood from the burst vessels flow. Also released was an image of the spots that appeared in the eye of the Chinese.
The woman had her Valsalva retinopathy resolved and saw again. Wangjian added that the exposure went to more than 600 lumens daily over two years. The recommended is that the brightness is no more than 300 lumens.
Do you know of any other cases where the person has suffered eye damage from excessive cellphone use? Tell us.