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The Healthy WAAY: Save Your Sight

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Doctors warn about the danger of digital eye strain and other problems caused by staring at the blue light generated by screens

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Doctors warn about the danger of digital eye strain and other problems caused by staring at the blue light generated by screens
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12507/7325283?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:38:06 +0000 The Healthy WAAY: Save Your Sight Doctors warn about the danger of digital eye strain and other problems caused by staring at the blue light generated by screens http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12507/7325283?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WAAY ABC Huntsville, AL were saved. most of us can't live without our cellphones, tablets or laptops. on average, we spend more than nine hours a day staring at a screen. blue light comes from all of them and doctors say it's dangerous... we looked into what you need to know. "instagram, twitter, snapchat." vo/narration...... as millennials do, courtney soltis can barely let an hour pass without checking in with her electronic community of friends and work. cg courtney soltis in: :11 out: :15 "i'm on all devices, tablets, computers, cellphones over eight hours a day." vo/narration...... she started suffering daily headaches and it turned out digital eye strain was the culprit. cg alan mendelsohn, md ophthalmologist in: :21 out: :27 "vision becomes blurry, eyes become fatigued, sometimes red, it's very frequent to start getting headaches." vo/narration...... ophthalmologist alan mendelsohn says anyone looking at a screen for more than 30 minutes a day is at risk. alan mendelsohn, md in: :33 out: :43 "there's blue light that's emitted from digital devices. that's high energy visible light but it's harmful, and that's what causes the digital eye strain." vo/narration...... andf you don't block that blue light early on, he says you could be risking macular degeneration down the road. cg alex bari in: :50 out: :55 "you don't really want to be at high risk of going blind after the age of 50." vo/narration...... the doctor told alex bari the first thing he can do to lower his risk is to distance himself. alan mendelsohn, md in: 1:01 out: 1:05 "there's only one fourth of the exposure holding it two feet versus one foot." vo/narration...... doctor mendelsohn says you should also make sure your glasses have blue blocker built in. alan mendelsohn, md in: 1:11 out: 1:17 "specifically it's something called yellow chromophore pigment that's embedded in the lens." vo/narration...... it's more expensive but this expert says it's worth it. alan mendelsohn, md in: 1:21 out: 1:24 "we want to prevent the macular degeneration, it's a preventable thing." vo/narration...... some insurance companies cover the cost of the blue blocker. otherwise it's around 100 dollars depending





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