Articles tagged with: Macula

The Issue Of Short Wavelength Light As Related To Diseases Of The Eye

The Issue Of Short Wavelength Light As Related To Diseases Of The Eye

The issue of blocking blue light to minimize the risk of eye disease has appeared in the eye care literature for some time now. The issue is multifaceted involving the connection to cataract development, the relationship to age-related macular degeneration, the issues of photokeratitis (snow blindness) and the overall relationship to behavior. The ill-effects of excessive sun exposure are well known to the Inuits and protection has been a part of their culture for decades.