The Nature of Chronic Light Damage to the Retina
In 1966, Noell et al. (1), found that rats exposed to constant light with effective retinal irradiance of 11μW/cm2 for a one week period had irreversible damage to their retinas. This occurred only if the animal had a pre-exposure dark adaptation period.
KeywordsPigment Epithelium Outer Segment Damage Threshold Outer Nuclear Layer Indirect Ophthalmoscope
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