Important: Read in detail how dark mode used on the phone can damage your eyes
Mumbai: There are many apps on smartphones that have the option of dark mode. There are many such apps where the Dark Mode option is available, including WhatsApp Dark Mode, Facebook Messenger and Twitter. Not only that, Google has also introduced system-wide dark mode option in Android 10. While Dark Mode sounds good on mobile, the Dark Mode option can be very dangerous for the eyes.
Currently, the Dark Mode feature is quite trending for various smartphone apps. If the dark mode is turned on, the display of the smartphone becomes dark or black. Due to which there is less light in the eyes and you can use the phone for a long time without getting tired. But Dark mode stays right during the day, proves to be harmful at night.
But you know, if you use Dark Mode on your smartphone for a long time, then your eyes get used to it. But later when you switch to light mode, it affects your eyes and vision starts to get weak. Excessive use of dark mode can lead to eye diseases. After switching from light to dark text, your eyes may not be able to adapt to this sudden change and in such a situation, bright burn may occur.
According to the American Optometric Association, people who use Dark Mode have been diagnosed with an eye disease called astigmatism. Where the cornea of one eye or the shape of both eyes becomes somewhat strange and vision becomes blurred. Which is why people with white text on a black background cannot read more easily than black text on a white background. When the display is bright, the iris becomes smaller, allowing less light to enter the eye and contrast with the darker display.
What to do in this situation?
If you do not want to cause any damage to the eyes due to the dark mode, then you should switch between the dark mode and the light mode, so as to keep the display brightness of the smartphone as low as possible. It is better to use light mode during the day and dark mode at night.