Tuesday June 03, 2014

Detached Retina Linked To Over-Texting In The Dark

You can add texting in the dark to the list of things that will make you go blind if you do it too much. eek!

A 26-year-old man from China suffered a detached retina after hours of texting his girlfriend in the dark, using his cell phone messaging app, WeChat. He was required to undergo emergency surgery after his eyesight became plagued with sudden flashes and he discovered his left eye’s retina had become detached.

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