Japanese students’ eyesight the worst in recent years, smartphones and mobile games are blamed

A potential heavy price to pay for convenience and entertainment?

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Twitter user’s eyesight improves after playing VR game for five hours a day for five months

This would normally be incredibly straining on the eyes, but it turned out to be a blessing for this Japanese man.

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Can’t find your glasses? Bust out your smart phone’s camera and see clearly!

Those of us without 20/20 vision suffer from a catch-22 that can be extremely aggravating: If you can’t find your glasses, you can’t see, but if you can’t see, you can’t find your glasses. How many collective hours have we all spent searching for those pesky frames? Damn you, ocular deficiencies!

But our days of squinting to see and blindly feeling around to find our glasses are over, my friends! We all have Japanese Twitter user @zzzdecozzz to thank for this incredibly simple, yet genius idea: Use your smartphone’s camera as a magnifying glass.

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