Question: Is Red LED Light Bad For Your Eyes?

Is red light bad for your eyes?

Unlike ultraviolet (UVA and UVB) light, red light will not burn your eyes, although you may feel a gentle warmth during treatment.

But because eyes are extremely photosensitive, damage could occur from too much exposure..

Is red LED light bad for you?

Red light therapy is generally considered safe, even though researchers aren’t exactly sure how and why it works. And there are no set rules on how much light to use. Too much light may damage skin tissue, but too little might not work as well.

Is red LED good for eyes?

Clinic studies have shown that Red Light Therapy can improve eyesight. The studies I have read use a deep red light with a wavelength of around 670 nm to improve vision. Most RLT units allocate 50% of their LEDs for infrared radiation (IR) around 850 nm.

What is so bad about red LED lights?

Those red LEDs were made with a substance called AGA (aluminum gallium arsenide), which is toxic in concentrated amounts. If you are directly exposed to this material on work sights or through contact with broken bulbs, it can be hazardous to your health.