Mark Mattison-Shupnick, ABOM

I was privileged to present a blue light course at Vision Expo East, and it’s clear that there is still a lot of confusion about the subject. I recently read this article, “The Blue Light Paradox: Problem or Panacea” by John Marshall, professor of ophthalmology, University College London. Available in Pointes de Vue ( Essilor, February 2017), it’s an important review of the unique way that the eyes use light not just for vision, and the concerns about how we manage eyesight in a world where 100-year-olds will become more and more common. How should we manage light and radiation when damaging effects are accumulated, and the results affect individuals differently? Read this article; I’m interested in your perspective.