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Emily Mongan

Why so blue?

I’ve been in a fight with my computer monitor for the past couple of days. The screen was crisp and bright looking, but after a few hours I’d start getting a headache. I had been blaming that on a lack of coffee, until I started doing some research.

Michael Chotiner

Lightbulbs as therapeutic tools

Whether you’re 25 or 75, you may have experienced the effects of aging on your eyesight — and it tends to get worse as the years go by. Typical age-related eye pathologies — including macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma and retinopathy — contribute to reduced contrast sensitivity, slow light-dark adaptation, visual field loss and diminished visual acuity and depth perception.

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