Study type: Epidemiological study (observational study)

Some ocular symptoms and sensations experienced by long term users of mobile phones epidem.

Published in: Pathol Biol 2005; 53 (2): 88-91

Aim of study (acc. to author)

A survey study was conducted in Turkey to investigate the possible effects of mobile phone use on eyes.

Endpoint/type of risk estimation

Type of risk estimation:



Exposure groups

Group Description
Reference group 1 no use
Group 2 use: 1 year
Group 3 use: 2 years
Group 4 use: 3 years
Group 5 use: 4 years and more


Study size

Type Value
Total 695
Statistical analysis method:

Results (acc. to author)

No effect on redness of the eyes and vision disturbance was observced. There was some evidence that the use of mobile phones might cause blurring of vision, secretion of eyes, inflammation in the eyes, and lacrimation of the eyes.

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