Some Apple Vision Pro users report experiencing eye swelling, headaches, and neck pain

It has been reported that some users of

the Apple Vision Pro , a headset-type device released on February 2, 2024, have complained that they are suffering from swollen eyes, headaches, neck pain, etc.

Some Apple Vision Pro users suffer black eyes, headaches and neck pain - MarketWatch

Emily Ollman, chief media officer at Hopscotch Interactive, said, 'After using the Apple Vision Pro for about an hour, I noticed some obvious strain on my cheeks and temporary dark circles under my eyes. For the first few weeks, the fit was poor and I couldn't use it much.'

In addition, Ian Becraft, CEO of consulting firm Signal and Cipher, said, 'After wearing the Apple Vision Pro for about two hours, I felt pain at the base of my skull and in my upper back.' In addition, some users pointed out that wearing the Apple Vision Pro for more than an hour caused physical problems such as headaches, neck pain, eye strain, and back pain, as well as dark circles under the eyes, puffy eyes, and dry eyes.

'My first impression when I first put on the Apple Vision Pro was that it wasn't as comfortable as I thought it would be,' said Chris Savage, CEO of video streaming platform Wistia. 'It took me a few days to improve the fit, but it turned out I was wearing the band too tight. But once I started using the Apple Vision Pro, I was dazzled by what Apple claims is the 'best, brightest screen I've ever seen.'

Jeremy Bailenson of Stanford University points out that 'overuse of AR/VR headsets, including Apple Vision Pro, can lead to 'simulator sickness', a type of temporary discomfort and distraction from the real world that is similar to motion sickness.' Zuhaib Ibrahim, a plastic surgeon who actually uses AR/VR headsets in surgery, said, 'Using a headset for more than two hours during surgery can give you a headache, so you need to take breaks as needed.'

In its

guidelines for using Apple Vision Pro, Apple states, 'Once you become accustomed to using Apple Vision Pro, take breaks every 20-30 minutes depending on your comfort level. If you experience any unwellness while using the device, discontinue use immediately and if symptoms persist, seek medical attention.'

On the other hand, Apple did not make any official comment to Market Watch, a foreign media outlet that reported on the matter, saying, 'The vast majority of customers have given Apple Vision Pro the highest rating, and very few have complained about the physical impact.'

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