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Could Television Really Benefit Eyesight??

๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ ๐“๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐‘๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐๐ž๐ง๐ž๐Ÿ๐ข๐ญ ๐„๐ฒ๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ??

๐Ÿ“บIt might seem counterintuitive, but new research suggests that watching television could benefit your eyesight. A study published in BMC Ophthalmology in March 2024 found that โ€œleisure television watchingโ€ might reduce the risk of developing myopia as one ages.

๐Ÿ‘€The study, using Mendelian randomisation methods, indicates that leisurely TV watching can help safeguard against myopia. Due to television screens having become larger and more common in households, they are having less impact on viewersโ€™ vision and are seen as a less harmful alternative to intense video gaming.

๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธHowever, โ€œleisure computer useโ€ โ€“ a less passive activity compared to TV watching โ€“ is linked to an increased risk of myopia, contributing significantly to the myopia pandemic.

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ปIn summary, moderate TV watching might actually be good for your eyesight. Understanding the impacts of different screen-based activities on eye health is crucial as our viewing habits evolve.