A new study by Lenstore has revealed the detrimental effects of spending time on your devices during COVID-19 and the effects this is having on your physical and mental health.
According to behavioural optometrist, Bhavin Shah, staring at screens ‘can have a big impact on transient blurry vision, an increased need for wearing glasses, the discomfort of the eyes, and performance at work. It can also have a detrimental effect on our neck and shoulders.’
It was reported during the COVID-19 pandemic 76% of people are spending more time on their mobile phones. While 45% of people reported spending more time on their computers and 34% reported increased TV screen time.
Find the full research conducted by Lenstore here.
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