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In an earlier blog we addressed the fact that high-intensity panels would be a concern for eye safety. However, we know that most red light panels don’t deliver anywhere close to the intensity they claim. That is a good thing for your eyes! In this blog we will assuage your concerns and give practical tips to protecting your eyes, especially in response to some recent fearmongering stemming from derivative blog posts written by pathological liars. Can Near-Infrared Light Cause Cataracts? They can easily scare you with references like this recent study that induced cataracts in Rabbits with Near-Infrared light at...

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Red and Near-Infrared (NIR) can be helpful or harmful for the eyes - it all depends on the intensity and context! Read our analysis of industry guidelines for eye safety, and take extra care to protect your eyes!

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