Blue-blocking IOLs: a complete review of the literature.

  title={Blue-blocking IOLs: a complete review of the literature.},
  author={Bonnie An Henderson and Kelly Jun Grimes},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={55 3},
Intraocular lenses (IOLs) that block both ultraviolet and blue wavelength light (<500 nm)were introduced in the 1990s. Since then, the potential benefits and harm from blocking blue light has been debated. We report the results of a complete review of all peer-reviewed published studies regarding the impact of blocking the transmission of blue light. Fifty-six published reports on subjects related to blue-blocking lenses including sleep disturbance, visual outcomes, cataract surgery, lens… CONTINUE READING
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