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Old 05-07-2023, 07:23 AM   #15
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Why do the eye doctors ask us how much time we spend on our computers?
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Old 05-07-2023, 10:51 AM   #16
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According to google, Drs ask this because it can cause eye strain and fatigue.
i see no mention of blue light related issues.
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My eye doctor said he asked because he can adjust the prescription to work better at the typical eye to screen distance vs the distance from eye to book.
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Old 05-08-2023, 08:03 AM   #18
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There's other things that were supposed to make you go blind too. Never proven, but now I need glasses for reading. And I'm only 70!
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Godzilla and Rodan were scary. I'm not sure LEDs are all that scary.
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I have asked numerous Eye doctors about this as my eyes get worse and they all said no.
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Old 05-15-2023, 11:03 AM   #21
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I recall a scary story back in the 80s.
Someone nearly broiled hairless mice under then new halogen lamps. They developed skin cancer and the press had a grand old time!
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Old 05-15-2023, 08:31 PM   #22
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Now there is a movement to ban LED headlamps for of all reasons, being too bright.
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Now there is a movement to ban LED headlamps for of all reasons, being too bright.
Time to bury my headlamps in oilcloth, hide them from the feds...

Seems like every day there's a new movement. That's when I get out the toilet paper!
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Old 05-16-2023, 06:21 AM   #24
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Headlights can be too bright to be safe for the other drivers. On the other hand , I am more concerned with the drivers who don't use their lights and those who don't repair them, a definite problem here in SC. But I suppose this is off topic.
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Kinda off topic, but I think the issue of headlight brightness complaints is due to:

1. Projector beam, LED, or whatever, headlights have an upward beam cutoff, but are very bright if the oncoming vehicle is on an upward slope and you are looking into the very bright beam below the cutoff. This is seen as a flash of light and can be blinding.

2. Lots of vehicles have driving lights, many of these have no beam cutoff at all, and almost everyone drives with these lights on whether needed or not. Or, in my area, drivers of Cadillac SUV's especially like to drive with headlights off and driving lights on.

3. Taller vehicles; SUV's, 4WD pickups, etc. have their headlights at a higher level and drivers of normal cars are faced with looking directly into these lights (headlights and driving lights).

4. Then, there are the myriad number of non-DOT lights that a lot of people feel they need and use. Illegal headlights, LED light bars, roof mounted driving lights, etc.

5. Finally, whatever lights are fitted, many are aimed poorly, or not at all. How many drive at night and are blinded by just one of the lights on a vehicle?

I accept that people want to see at night but I hate the conditions above and hope the recently adopted European headlight standard will address these issues, at least on new cars. But, some jerks will likely find a way to leave every light on their vehicle turned ON and BRIGHT at all times.

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