If you’re a writer, you typically spend a long time staring at computer screens. You sit there for hour after hour, pondering, typing, and transferring ideas from your brain to a digital medium.
As you do so, however, the backlight from the screen shines on your face. And all that light radiation hits your skin, potentially damaging it and leading to health issues.
In the 21st century, we’re used to the idea that light and skin don’t mix very well. Everyone slathers themselves in SPF before they leave the house in the morning, just in case an errant UV ray smashes their DNA and causes skin cancer.
But what about indoors risks, like computer screens? Could they damage the skin too? And if so, what should writers do?
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