Our Eyes and Damaging Light

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Introduction:
This course is designed for opticians and other eye care professionals. It is intended to provide accurate facts about different light sources and which of these pose risks to our eye health. Additionally it is designed to provide a general knowledge of lens designs and their given ability to protect the eyes from damaging light.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to: have a general understanding of the wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation including which types we experience in daily life; understand which light sources emit which types of light; know how to prevent over exposure to any damaging wavelength of light; recommend ways to protect the eye from damaging light with eyewear.