Question: Does Reading Kindle Hurt Eyes?

Amazon kindle is one great product for reading, with no harm to eyes.

Its unique electronic ink, in short, e-ink tech.

gives a very much feel of an ordinary b & w paper.

But nowadays a new breed of Kindle called the Kindle paper-white, which is backlit, allows you to read even in dark.

Is tablet reading bad for eyes?

Tablets have LCD screens with bright lights, like your computer monitor and TV. Reading on such screens strains the eyes. It won’t make your eyesight weaker as such but will tire your eyes out and may affect vision in the long term as your eyes are forced to focus at a close object for an extended period of time.

Is reading books on phone bad for eyes?

Thus, the summary is Yes, reading novels and books on a smartphone can damage our eyes if we do not take good care of them. This is then true even when we do not use smartphones.

Is Kindle backlight bad for eyes?

It is certainly less harmful to the eye than normal tablets or smartphones. On a Kindle (Paperwhite/Voyage/Oasis), the light shines from the front to the back of the screen. So the light is reflected to your eyes from the back of the screen in the same way it does when you read a book with a lamp.