BBC Reports Misleading Information Spread By Boots And Vision Express About Blue Light

The effect of blue light on the retina is still a controversial subject. Earlier reports suggested that blue light could cause damage to the retina similar to age-related macular degeneration but later studies showed that that was not the case. BBC tried to highlight the issues involving Boots and Vision Express who are misinforming their customers about the effect of blue light without any substantial evidence to support their claim: Boots and Vision Express are misleading [...]

2016-11-18T18:59:38+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Glasses and Lenses, Society|0 Comments

Study Says the Blue Light Does Not Damage the Eyes

Some studies have shown previously that exposure to LED (light emitting diode) light, especially the shorter wavelength of white light (blue light) can cause damage to the retina induced by oxidative stress. The other sources which emit blue light are computers, tablets, television screens and mobile phones. LED lights as well as the use of digital devices has increased in the last few years and its use is likely to be much more in the [...]

2016-11-07T22:06:16+00:00 April 24th, 2016|Eye Care, Research|0 Comments