Lighting in the animal environment.

  title={Lighting in the animal environment.},
  author={Roy W. Bellhorn},
  journal={Laboratory animal science},
  volume={30 2 Pt 2},
The effect of light upon the eyes of man and animals encompass such factors as wavelength, intensity, photoperiodicity and duration of exposure. Variations from "norm" of any one factor could be detrimental to ocular health, and variation from "norm" of more than one factor can further enhance development of ocular disease. Albino rats appear more susceptible to phototoxic retinal degeneration than other laboratory animals. This disease occurs under lighting conditions that are considered… CONTINUE READING

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