Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness

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Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness

Post by burger2227 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:05 am

Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic
Staring at screens all day isn't good for us — we know this. It can cause eye strain, sometimes called computer vision syndrome, and the light is so bright it can mimic sunlight, mess with our hormones, and prevent us from feeling sleepy.

And according to a new study, published last month in the journal Scientific Reports, the blue light emitted by our phones, tablets, and laptops might increase our chance of becoming blind. Previous studies have found that blue light is harmful, but researchers from the University of Toledo say it can make molecules "toxic."

The team found that shining blue light on eye cells transforms vital molecules into a cell-killing poison that can lead to age-related macular degeneration, one of the biggest causes of blindness worldwide.
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Re: Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness

Post by burger2227 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:22 am

W10 Version 1803 added a night Light in Display Settings to make the display warmer at night

Go into the Night Light settings to adjust the warmth and activate the option.

Otherwise it is possible to add a night color setting using a third party app such as F.lux

F.lux will automatically change the screen color warmer at night. Settings can be adjusted also.
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