No. There is no evidence to suggest that using mobile phones in the dark causes eye cancer. A (2019) study published in the NATURE journal only suggests that excessive use of smartphones is linked to problems like eyestrain, dry eye, blurry vision, double vision and eye discomfort.
A (2021) study published in BMC Ophthalmology has recorded symptoms of ‘photophobia, tightness or pressure around the eye, eye dryness, foreign body sensation, burning or stinging, blurred vision’, and eye fatigue. However, no study suggests that using a mobile phone in the dark induces eye cancer. Even a (2002) study found no relation between mobile phone use and eye cancer in the selected participants.
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