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269 Research Papers
Exploring the latest findings and research in Blue Light New

Published in 2016. This Position Paper summarizes a round table discussion held in London in January 2016 – chaired by Professor John Marshall with a panel of experts representing research, ophthalmology, academia and retail optometry – set out to determine the extent to which blue light is a hazard to the human eye and to […]

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Blue Light: Interview with Prof. Francesco Bandello, Italy New

Key Highlights: Age-related macular degeneration is a multifactorial disease. To avoid the onset of the disease, those who are predisposed can protect themselves through a right nutrition, avoiding smoking and exposure to blue light and ultraviolet radiation which are known to have significant impact in causing the onset of the disease.  Taking care of the […]

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Blue Light: Interview with Dr. Francesco Loperfido, Italy New

Key Highlights: Blue light is present both in sunlight, between the ultraviolet and visible spectrum, which is already harmful in itself, and in artificial light. It is present in LED lighting, in tablets and smartphones. In vitro tests have clearly shown that blue-violet light causes a detrimental impact on retinal cells. Prevention should be practiced since […]

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Blue Light: Interview with Prof. Giuseppe Querques, Italy New

Key Highlights: Age-related macular degeneration is a premature aging of the retina. Several factors come into play in this multifactorial disease, including those with an inflammatory effect, as well as the genetic background. Blue-violet light is mainly responsible for the process of apoptosis as it causes a photochemical phenomenon that leads to the overloading of retinal pigment […]

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Assessment of Visual Limitations of Commercial Drivers in Metropolitan Cities in India (Interim Report) New

45% of drivers tested had unacceptable Near Visual Acuity 6% of drivers tested had Marginal or Unacceptable Near Visual Acuity were involved in accidents, compared to 3% of the drivers with Acceptable Visual Acuity 31% of drivers tested had unacceptable Far Visual Acuity 8% of drivers tested had Marginal or Unacceptable Far Visual Acuity were involved in accidents, compared […]

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