Blue Light From Phones Could Be Harming Your Vision

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Blue Light From Phones Could Be Harming Your Vision Smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices all emit light. But new research suggests that the blue light from handheld electronics is hurting our eyes. Researchers at the University of Toledo now report that blue light has a potential to lead to macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the U.S. Dr. Ajith Karunarathne, UT Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Retinal production is triggered by blue light and causes chemical reactions that damage photoreceptor cells. But don't worry, there's been no evidence to suggest that blue light causes blindness. Dr. Ajith Karunarathne, UT Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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