Envision: seeing beyond – A magazine for eyecare professionals

Blue Light hype?

Is there independent, verified research that ties indoor blue light exposure to vision disease or deterioration? Are there industry-wide standards for clarifying the range of blue light that is harmful or is this solely determined by the research of different manufacturers? Are there standards that state how much blue light should be blocked by blue-blocking lenses, and how the degree of blockage should be expressed? This feature will examine these questions and their impact on ECP practices.