trainee accountant from Chang’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province went
partially blind after she spent an entire day playing games on her smartphone, according to media reports.
Wu Xiaojing said she could no longer see from her right eye after a day of
gaming on her device.
playing a popular game in China called King of Glory, reported Asia One.
stopped gaming for dinner, only to have my eyesight dim in my right eye,” the
young gamer said.
She was rushed
to hospital where doctors diagnosed her with retinal artery occlusion, a condition
usually caused by tiredness of the eye.
playing games on her phone is her only hobby, with the mobile device taking all
of her spare hours after work and at weekends.
the weekend I don’t go anywhere. I usually just stay home and play games on my
phone,” she said.
that a typical day saw her getting up around 6.30am and beginning to play games
after having breakfast.
stop until around 4pm when I have a late lunch,” she said.
naps before gaming until 2am. Wu remains in hospital under medical care.
known if her eyesight will return.