Eye Health

26 April 2019

WATCH: Is dark mode actually better for your eyes?

Dark mode may not always be the better option for your eyes. What are the best practices for using dark mode?

Dark mode is claimed by many to be better for your eyes, but this might not always be the case.

We explain the science behind how our eyes react to reading under dark mode circumstances, and what the best practices for using dark mode might be.

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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