Blue light induced apoptosis in rat retina

Purpose To explore cell death in blue light induced retinal damage.Methods Sprague-Dawley rats reared under cyclic light were exposed continuously to diffuse blue light (400-480 nm) at 0.64 W/m2 for 3 or 6 h after 22 h of dark adaptation. The rats were kept in darkness and killed immediately, 8,16 and 24 h following light exposure. The retinal damage by the… CONTINUE READING