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Scientists find how blue light from digital devices speeds up blindness

Scientists find how blue light from digital devices speeds up blindness



2018-08-11T02:00:00+0000

Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to blue light triggers poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye's light-sensitive cells that can cause macular degeneration - an incurable condition that affects the middle part of vision.

Being exposed to blue light causes a chain of reactions that leads to toxic chemical molecules being created in the eyes' photoreceptor cells US researchers say.



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