Accession Number:

AD0762837

Title:

Damage to Pigeon Retinae by Moderate Illumination from Fluorescent Lamps,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FLYING PERSONNEL RESEARCH COMMITTEE LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-12-08

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Pigeons were exposed to light from ordinary fluorescent lamps in a cage with uniformly illuminated sides. Retinal damage, only to the cones, occurred at exposures of only 6 hr for a level of 3000 nits, which corresponds to the luminance of an overcast sky. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE