Blue Light may be harmful to your eyes and your entire body
Blue light from the sun is good but blue light at night from artificial sources is bad.
Dr Michael Lange founder of Lange Eye Care and Associates and Fortifeye Vitamins discusses how Blue light may be harmful to the eyes and entire body. 11/12/14
The High energy visible ( HEV) spectrum from about 380-500 nm is the blue light. This blue light is very important to our health during the day time. This blue light is responsible for us being alert, full of energy and cognitively functioning well during the day. However when it gets dark blue light can hinder us. Blue light is not only out doors it is found indoors as well. Many of the day-to-day items that we use like television, computers, tablets , cell phones and indoor lighting emit this blue light. New Research is implicating Blue light exposure in the evening causing suppression of melatonin. Melatonin is an antioxidant responsible for a good nights sleep and good health.