By: Dr. Gloria Gilbere
Night Time Light Exposure - NOT a Bright Idea - Part 2 of 2
Here are important things you should know about blue light:
o Blue light is everywhere.
Sunlight is the main source of blue light and being outdoors during daylight is where most of us get most of our exposure to it. But there are also many man-made, indoor sources of blue light, including fluorescent and LED lighting and flat-screen televisions.
Most notably, the display screens of computers, electronic notebooks, smartphones and other digital devices emit significant amounts of blue light. The amount of HEV light these devices emit is only a fraction of that emitted by the sun. But the amount of time people spend using these devices and the proximity of these screens to the user's face have many eye doctors and other health care professionals concerned about possible long-term effects of blue light on eye health.
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