Health & Fitness

November 3, 2014 6:15 PM

Are you addicted to your smartphone?

Twitchy trying to keep yourself from checking Facebook and email on your iPhone? Time to rethink how you use your phone.

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  • It's only temporary - smartphone blindness

    Smartphone habits may force doctors to ask patients a few more questions when diagnosing vision or neurological problems. “I think if a person experiences a temporary loss of vision in one eye, that’s potentially a very important problem for which they should seek medical attention,” says Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Dean Wingerchuk. “But, it doesn’t always mean there’s an abnormality.”