Smartphone-induced blindness: yup, it’s a thing.

We’ve reported on several phone-related medical conditions, from “nomophobia” (fear of being out of cell phone contact) to the consequences of swallowing your phone, case and all. In this case study of two patients, doctors report yet another condition, which they call “transient smartphone blindness.” TSB is caused by a combination of lying on your side while looking at your phone in a dark room. The result is temporary blindness in one eye “due to differential bleaching of photopigment, wi

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