Young researchers from Korea warn that the use of smartphones by children can affect vision and cause the development of strabismus.
Scientists conducted an experiment involving children aged 7 to 16 years and suggested them to use smartphones every day for 4 to 8 hours. Moreover, the children had to keep the gadgets at a distance of 20 to 30 inches from your face.
It turned out that even a couple of days in this mode disturb the eyesight of children and provoke the emergence of early forms of strabismus. Fortunately, the health of children from among the subjects suffered, they all recovered. However, it was necessary to deprive the volunteers of phones for two months.
Proven fact: smartphones are affecting the eyesight. However, many, including parents with young children, take this information seriously. Experts recommend to pay cell phone not more than 39 minutes per day and try to use the phone more for talking than for browsing, and social networking.