Virtual Reality and Its Health Risks

Written by | Posted on March 28th, 2018
Virtual Reality and Its Health Risks

After years of fruitless efforts of commercial success, it seems that virtual reality (VR) technology has finally made it to our homes. Even lower-middle-class of mobile phones in combination with cheap VR glasses has parameters sufficient for the smooth running of virtual reality which means that it is affordable to everyone. But is this technology safe? What are the risks of using it?

Find Suitable Space for Playing
Before you become absorbed by fascinating adventures in the virtual world, be sure to have enough space around you. When your senses are deceived, hitting your head or stumbling can happen in a matter of seconds. It can be said that virtual adventure is as dangerous as the real one when playing in the room full of furniture or other objects. Be also aware of your children and pets.

Focused on Eyes
Using electronic devices too often can affect the growth of eyes of children and teenagers and it can lead to serious problems like near-sightedness or myopia. It is the same with virtual reality as it is with tablets, gaming consoles or mobiles: just everything in moderation.

Motion-sickness
Virtual reality always tries to deceive your senses and that is why some people can experience a headache, nausea or dizziness while staying in the virtual world. Problems are caused by the irregular eye-brain connection. It is hard to say who will be affected and who will not, it is very individual. Therefore, playing with virtual reality should go hand in hand with common sense – do not play for prolonged time, make breaks, rest often and make sure that your children are doing the same. Virtual reality has a lot to offer, do not ruin playing experience by irresponsible behavior!

Ok, that’s it you need to restrain yourself or limiting the use of our new tech gadget use it properly and don’t abuse. I hope you’ve learned a lot on this article.