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Exposure to Visible Light Emitted from Smartphones and Tablets Increases the Proliferation of Staphylococcus aureus: Can this be Linked to Acne?

PMID: 28580338

Due to rapid advances in modern technologies such as telecommunication technology, the world has witnessed an exponential growth in the use of digital handheld devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets). This drastic growth has resulted in increased global concerns about the safety of these devices. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other digital screens emit high levels of short-wavelength visible light (i.e. blue color region in the visible light spectrum).

Taheri M,  Darabyan M,  Izadbakhsh E,  Nouri F,  Haghani M,  Mortazavi SAR,  Mortazavi G,  Mortazavi SMJ,  Moradi M

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