Newsletter Article – IV, 2; October 2012: The Effects of Laser Light on the Eye

Newsletter Article – IV, 2; October 2012: The Effects of Laser Light on the Eye

The Effects of Laser Light on the Eye
Laser light of sufficient intensity and exposure time can cause irreversible damage to the eye. Laser effects are thermal or photochemical and dictated by the laser photon wavelength, exposure time and mode of operation (i.e. whether the laser is functioning in pulsed or continuous wave mode).

In Case You Haven’t ’Herd’: A Newsletter of Tufts Environmental Health and Safety
Volume IV, Issue 2; October 2012
http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/ehs/files/October2012.IV_.2-LaserLightEyeEffects.pdf