Eye health alert! Do not make THIS common mistake while using your phone | The Times of India
According to the authors, “Solar maculopathy is a well-defined clinical entity that usually occurs in patients who have looked directly at the sun.”
However, the researchers noted that both patients claimed not to look directly at the sun, which is why they concluded, “The reflection of sunlight from the display screen may contribute to increased solar radiation and its needs to be considered as a possible risk factor for the resulting risk. of solar maculopathy.”
“In our report, both patients attended the clinic after reading with their mobile devices for at least three hours,” the authors added.
Therefore, they recommend “use sunglasses with appropriate filters when reading from displays in environments where solar radiation is enhanced.”