Does This Light Look Funky To You? Are My Retina’s Burning?


Am I the only one that sees something that doesn’t look quite right in a room illuminated with CFL (compact fluorescent light) bulbs or fluorescent lights? They do not emit the same kind of light as “regular” light bulbs or the sun – but does that matter? Well, I kind of think it does. Check this out:

And look at the spikey nature of the light from this diagram on wikipedia:

http://tinyurl.com/3zmg4b3

And given that this type of light uses UV light to create visible light is there any potential for retina damage? I’m no doctor but I can’t imagine UV light is good for retina’s? Can one of you vision guru’s out that that read my blog weigh in on this?

Thanks!

 

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