South Texas Eye Institute created the below infographic to take more in-depth look at how screens affect us and what you can do to mitigate these effects. It might seem impossible to break away from our digital devices. The average adult spends 11 hours each day in front of a screen. The latest research has proven that screen time can damage our eyes and overall health. To make matters worse, 93% of respondents in a recent study reported using their phone while watching TV – and while crossing the road. But the damage goes beyond our eyes.