Some Doctors Fear LED Lights are Harming Eyesight

Like many cities across the country Detroit is replacing old, burned-out street lights with new LED lamps.

But a report from the American Medical Association finds there could be health hazards associated with LED lighting.

The association’s point person for the study, Dr. Maya Babu, tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter researchers are especially concerned about LED lights effect on eyesight.

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About the Author

Quinn Klinefelter

Senior News Editor

I grab news in the morning, check the papers and the wires, call sources and take a big gulp of coffee. That’s how I start the day.

qklinefelter@wdet.org  

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