The Danger of LED Light Exposure to Eyes Retina

LED lights now have largely replaced the use of lamps or incandescent bulb. Ray LED (Light Emitting Diodes) are currently growing, not only used for lighting, but also monitors, televisions to phones already use LED light technology.

LED Ray is known environmentally friendly beside that LED light technology could save up to 85 percent of electricity use and lasts for 10 years.

But in a recent study conducted by Dr.. Celia Sanchez Ramos from the Complutense University in Madrid, Italy. Found that the exposure of LED light in a certain period of time can damage the retina of the eye. Dr Celia Sanchez Ramos, who led the study stated that the light LED (light-emitting diodes) derived from the spectrum of light blue and purple with a high energy short but bumpy. The exposure of direct LED radiation exposure to the eye can cause significant damage to the cells of the retinal pigment epithelium.

As we all know that nowadays, most of the time we spend in front of the monitor screen, whether it is TV, laptop, PC, and high-tech gadgets. LED light exposure continuously proved a danger to the retina of the eye, because the eye is not designed to look directly into the light but saw something with the help of light. This problem will get worse if the LED light exposure occurred since childhood, because now the kids have a lot of LED light by using tech gadgets like laptops and cell phones wheter it’s to play and learn.

Besides damage the retina of the eye, exposure to the LED turned out responsible for change in color on art and painting in an art gallery, it was revealed in a study conducted by the University of Antwerp which indicates that the LED light whitening the paintings of Van Gogh and Cezanne.