Scientists said the danger blue vision
American biochemists from the University of Toledo in Ohio found that blue light is harmful because it changes the molecular structure of the retina of the human eye.
Article publications Scientific Reports it is noted that such harmful blue glow is the light from the screens of smartphones and other digital gadgets.
According to one of the study’s authors Ajita Karunaratne too bright blue light can cause visual impairment, in particular, to damage the sensitive area of the retina.
He explained that the effect of blue light on the retina and activates light-sensitive molecule retinal. The result is increased levels of calcium in the cytoplasm. This leads to the death of photoreceptor cells in the retina.
Thus developing macular degeneration, which is considered the most common cause of blindness.
In July it was reported that a resident of Australia lost his sight after the make-up expired for 20 years mascara for the eyes.