New research shows blue light from electronics leading to blindn - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

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Our cell phones are practically connected to us. Now, scientists at the University of Toledo say the blue light that comes from electronics is doing permanent damage to our vision.

A dark room at the University of Toledo is where researchers have found blue light, specifically, leads to macular degeneration.

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"Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States and all around the world," said assistant professor in the UT Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ajith Karunarathne.

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According to this new research, blue light can makes us blind.

The researchers said molecules that we need to be able to see, called retinal, turn into cell killers when...
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