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LED Lights Cause Eye Damage

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May 15, 2019
LED Lights Confirmed To Cause Irreversible Eye Damage
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiTAzIn0DY8

May 16, 2019
LED lights damage eyes and disturb sleep, European health authority warns
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/16/health/b ... index.html

May 26, 2019
LED Lights Can Cause Irreversible Eye Damage, According to French Health Authority
https://theheartysoul.com/led-lights-ca ... ye-damage/
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) recently published a 400-page report regarding the danger of LED lights to our eyes [1]. The report claims that LED lights can lead to a condition called macular degeneration that causes blindness.
August 9, 2019
https://health.clevelandclinic.org/are- ... ur-retina/
A 2012 Spanish study found that LED radiation can cause irreversible damage to the retina.
A 2019 report from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) warned of the “phototoxic effects” of blue light exposure, including an increased risk for age-related macular degeneration. The report also noted that blue light blocking glasses and filters may not protect against these and other harmful effects.
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Wear blue light blocking glasses if you are concerned. You can get a pair for about thirteen bucks on Amazon, I use them regularly. I will say thay this is one theory that will probably hold weight- blue light exposure can likely cause macular degeneration and cataracts. Easy enough to filter out though.
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HouseMD wrote:
July 30th, 2020, 5:15 pm
Wear blue light blocking glasses if you are concerned. You can get a pair for about thirteen bucks on Amazon, I use them regularly. I will say thay this is one theory that will probably hold weight- blue light exposure can likely cause macular degeneration and cataracts. Easy enough to filter out though.
About which situation are you referring to? Looking at a computer screen or TV - or LED lights at home - street lights or LED light coming from cars - or sunlight? Also LED lights are not all the same, some are strongly white, others more soft, into a bit into yellow. Any difference?

I am a little astigmatic/shortsighted and using eye glasses while outdoors/driving, which will change the color when exposed to UV light during bright day/sunny weather.

But in the room, looking TV or at a computer screen etc. I do not use any eye glasses. All lights in all rooms in my home are now LEDs.

Any follow-up comment from you would be interesting, thank you.
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Yohan wrote:
July 31st, 2020, 1:33 am
HouseMD wrote:
July 30th, 2020, 5:15 pm
Wear blue light blocking glasses if you are concerned. You can get a pair for about thirteen bucks on Amazon, I use them regularly. I will say thay this is one theory that will probably hold weight- blue light exposure can likely cause macular degeneration and cataracts. Easy enough to filter out though.
About which situation are you referring to? Looking at a computer screen or TV - or LED lights at home - street lights or LED light coming from cars - or sunlight? Also LED lights are not all the same, some are strongly white, others more soft, into a bit into yellow. Any difference?

I am a little astigmatic/shortsighted and using eye glasses while outdoors/driving, which will change the color when exposed to UV light during bright day/sunny weather.

But in the room, looking TV or at a computer screen etc. I do not use any eye glasses. All lights in all rooms in my home are now LEDs.

Any follow-up comment from you would be interesting, thank you.
All blue light from any source will cause this effect. Photons don't care about their source, only their wavelength. LEDs are particularly bad because they output large amounts of blue photons at night.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6288536/
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@Winston wants us to be exposed to as much blue light as possible that's why he changed to a bland white default theme.
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