How blue light accelerates blindness
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How blue light accelerates blindness

The results showed that exposure to blue light triggers retinal reactions that produce toxic chemical molecules in photoreceptor cells. Are you addicted to your smartphones, laptops, and tablets? According to a study by a professor of Indian descent, the blue light emitted by these digital devices can affect the retina of the eye and lead to age-related macular degeneration.   Macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease that results in a significant loss of vision, on average between 50 and 60 people, is the death of photoreceptor cells in the retina.…

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Did You Know_ Psychological Stress Could Cause Blindness
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Did You Know? Psychological Stress Could Cause Blindness

A new study suggests that mental stress can also lead to vision loss. “There is clear evidence of a psychosomatic component to vision loss because stress is a major cause not just a result of gradual vision loss caused by diseases such as glaucoma, optic neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration,” said Bernhard Sabel, lead researcher of the study.   “Continuous and high cortisol levels affect me negatively on the eye and brain due to an imbalance (sympathetic) vegetative nervous system and vascular deregulation,” said Sabel, noting that the…

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