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Effect of Longer Screen Time
Malaysians spend an average of almost 14 hours a day on digital devices. 77.3% of handphone users check on their phone before sleeping or in the middle of the night.
The display screen of digital devices emits significant amount of blue light.
Studies suggest that long term exposure to blue light could cause eye strain, tired eyes, dry eyes and reduce visual performance.
What is Diabetic Retinopathy?
Advanced age, family history, long term use of steroid medication and metabolic factors such as unhealthy blood sugar may affect the eyes.
High blood sugar for long term damaging the blood vessel. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that damage the tiny blood vessels at the back of the eyes (Retina).
It causes leakage and swelling in the back of the eyes and it could lead to blindness.
Most of the diabetic individuals are unaware of their eyes condition since there is a lack of symptoms in the early stages.
Important Nutrients for the Eyes
Eye-friendly nutrients include natural carotenoids (lutein & zeaxanthin), Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Omega 3, polyphenols such as procyanidins and anthocyanidins.
1. Malaysian digital consumers demand high-quality experiences. Retrieve from: https://www.theborneopost.com/2016/11/17/malaysian-digital-consumers-demand-high-quality-experiences/
2. Hand phone users survey 2017. Statistical brief number twenty-two. Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Comissions. Pg 15, Pag 35-37.
3. M Rosenfied. Computer vision syndrom (a.k.a. digital eye strain) 2016. Optometry in Practice (Vol17) Issue 1 pg 1-10.