Aging & Longevity


Daily blue-light exposure shortens lifespan and causes brain neurodegeneration in Drosophila.

T.R. Nash, E.S. Chow, A.D. Law, S.D. Fu, et al., npj Aging and Mechanisms of Disease, 2019. 5(1): p. 8.





Blue light exposure decreases systolic blood pressure, arterial stiffness, and improves endothelial function in humans.

M. Stern, M. Broja, R. Sansone, M. Gröne, et al., European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2018. 25(17): p. 1875-1883.





New Perspectives on Dry Eye Definition and Diagnosis: A Consensus Report by the Asia Dry Eye Society.

K. Tsubota, N. Yokoi, J. Shimazaki, H. Watanabe, et al., The Ocular Surface, 2017. 15(1): p. 65-76.


Exposure to Visible Light Emitted from Smartphones and Tablets Increases the Proliferation of Staphylococcus aureus: Can this be Linked to Acne?

M. Taheri, M. Darabyan, E. Izadbakhsh, F. Nouri, et al., J Biomed Phys Eng, 2017. 7(2): p. 163-168.





Light damage to the retina: an historical approach.

D. van Norren and J.J. Vos, Eye (London, England), 2016. 30(2): p. 169-172.


Disruption of adolescents’ circadian clock: The vicious circle of media use, exposure to light at night, sleep loss and risk behaviors.

Y. Touitou, D. Touitou and A. Reinberg, Journal of Physiology-Paris, 2016. 110(4, Part B): p. 467-479.


Relationship between Oxidative Stress, Circadian Rhythms, and AMD.

M.L. Fanjul-Moles and G.O. Lopez-Riquelme, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2016. 2016: p. 18.


Light pollution: the possible consequences of excessive illumination on retina.

M.A. Contin, M.M. Benedetto, M.L. Quinteros-Quintana and M.E. Guido, Eye (Lond). , 2016. 30(2): p. 255–263.





Evidence for the Role of Blue Light in the Development of Uveal Melanoma.

P. Logan, M. Bernabeu, A. Ferreira et al., Journal of ophthalmology, 2015. 2015: p. 386986-386986.





Phototoxic Action Spectrum on a Retinal Pigment Epithelium Model of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Exposed to Sunlight Normalized Conditions.

E. Arnault, C. Barrau, C. Nanteau, P. Gondouin, et al., PLOS ONE, 2013. 8(8): p. e71398.





Light-emitting diodes (LED) for domestic lighting: Any risks for the eye?

F. Behar-Cohen, C. Martinsons, F. Viénot, G. Zissis, et al., Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 2011. 30(4): p. 239-257.





Photochemical Damage of the Retina.

J. Wu, S. Seregard and P.V. Algvere, Survey of Ophthalmology, 2006. 51(5): p. 461-481.





Blue Light Induces Mitochondrial DNA Damage and Free Radical Production in Epithelial Cells.

B.F. Godley, F.A. Shamsi, F.-Q. Liang, S.G. Jarrett, et al., 2005. 280(22): p. 21061-21066.





Sensitivity of the retina to radiation damage as a function of wavelength.

W.T. Ham, H.A. Mueller, J.J. Ruffolo and A.M. Clarke, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 1979. 29: p. 735-743.

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