Well, what about the blue light that is emitted from your laptop, computer screen, TV or Smartphone? And how do you protect yourself from the fluorescent and LED lighting in your office or home? Countless studies are legitimizing the correlation between overexposure to blue light and retinal damage.
One of the leading modifiable environmental risk factors associated with Age-related Macular Degeneration is prolonged, unprotected exposure to blue light.
In fact, there is mounting medical evidence that prolonged exposure to blue light may permanently damage the eyes, contribute to cataracts and to the destruction of the macula. In an era dominated by office environments and electronic gadgets emitting blue light, what can be done to protect and preserve your health and vision from its hazardous effects?