Light that is bad for your eyes
Light is very important for various functions in our body, for our eyes it helps us see better, help us to have better contrast and to see colours. The danger zone is the UV and some of the blue light.
UV exposure can cause damages to our eyes on the front structures of our eye particularly our cornea and lens. It can contribute to the development of pinguecula, pterygiums and also cataracts.
Blue light exposure can cause damage to the back structures of the eye, the retina. It can contribute to the cause of age related macular degeneration. The average proportion of blue light that’s found in sunlight during the day is 25%-30%. Even on a cloudy day up to 80% of the sun’s UV rays can pass through the clouds.
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