When it comes to entertainment, television has been around for decades. The first electronic television was produced in 1927 and has been tweaked to make the enjoyment of watching shows, broadcast or even listening to music better every year. But did you know that television screens can actually be harmful? Yes, something made to entertain and to help share information to the masses, can be harmful to consume for long periods of time. How? By the actual screen itself. Staring at a television screen for hours and hours can be damaging to the eyes. Fortunately, as time continues to move so does technology and with the world’s innovative technology today, there’s no surprise that healthier TV screens have been created so people can still enjoy TV without the damage it may cost.
How Harmful Screens Can Be To Your Eyes?
Do you remember when you were younger and your parents or guardians would tell you to step back from the TV because you were too close for their comfort when watching it?
Well, they had concerns about how being so close to the screen would affect you, and their concerns were valid. Back then, TVs emitted an excessive amount of radiation and though they were recalled and fixed, many adults still go by that stigma.
Today, televisions do not emit the same radiation as they did in the past, but they can cause harm to your eyes. When staring at the screen for too long, your eyes tend to strain and become fatigued.
Staring at a digital screen too long can also cause blurred vision, headaches, double vision and lack of focus. Televisions also, especially the newer ones produced today, emit lots of blue light.
The Best Type Of Tv Screens To Invest In
When looking to purchase a new television, there are so many brands and specific types according to size, color and display to choose from, but what’s important to look for when inquiring is how the LED backlight of the television is.
There are four types of digital displays that televisions may have: LED, QLED, OLED and 4k.
The best out of these two are QLED and OLED. These two are significantly better because they emit less blue light (which causes harm to the eyes). QLED digital displays are quantum dot light-emitting diodes. Though they’re very similar to regular LED televisions, they are