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Eye on Technology Lecture: The Truth about Digital Eye Strain, Blue Light, and Virtual Reality
January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Do your eyes ever feel tired after spending hours on your computer or phone? Have you ever experienced light sensitivity from screens? Are you concerned that hours of screen time may be damaging to your vision or brain? Digital devices—smartphones, tablets computers, TV, and gaming systems—have become an integral part of our daily lives. But are they truly safe?
Join Rudrani Banik, MD, Neuro-Ophthalmologist and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai, for a discussion about the potential impact of digital devices on our eyes and brain. Dr. Banik will debunk myths and give simple recommendations to help avoid the side effects of technology on our vision and brain health.