LightAware view on LED and sleep problems in the Guardian newspaper
On 30th September the Guardian newspaper published an article which cited concerns about an increase in children’s sleep disorders: “…the rise was partly down to technology and the fact that the blue light from screens suppresses the production of the sleep hormone, making it harder to fall asleep. “We are increasingly seeing families where both […]
The blue light necessary to obtain white LEDs causes toxic stress to the retina. Children are particularly sensitive to this risk, as their crystalline lens is still developing and is unable to filter the light efficiently.