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Screen use and dry eye disease?

Dr Alex Müntz talks to Jesse Mulligan on Radio New Zealand, about the link between screen use and dry eye disease, with some suggestions on how to reduce the risk. For the article and ten minute audio link see: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2018851654/screen-based-lifestyles-are-bad-news-for-our-eyes


"Our abrupt change to a lifestyle on screens means we're learning about the consequences as we live them. Shortsightedness due to screen time is a global health concern, but dry eye disease is another less well-known risk that can lead to severe and progressive pain and discomfort.'


'Ophthalmology research fellow at the University of Auckland, Dr Alex Muntz is addressing the Sensible Screen Use seminar today.'



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