Find out what blue light is doing to your body and your mental health
You wake up. Check your phone. Head to work. Sit at your computer all day. Go home. Maybe watch TV. Or work some more. Go to bed. Check your phone one more time. What does all this blue light screen time mean for your health?
According to new research from from Essilor Canada, it is affecting Canadians.
• 85 % of Canadians have encountered visual health issues over the past year, with symptoms ranging from itchy eyes and eye fatigue to double vision and problem seeing objects close up or from a distance.
• Only 57 % of those reported getting their eyes checked by an eye care professional.
We asked Dr. Jack DiBerardino, an optometrist in Orangeville, ON and one of the researchers of this data, for his insight on how blue light can affect our health, well-being and lifestyles.