Accession Number : ADA017160
Title : Binoculars and the Eye Burn Problem.
Descriptive Note : Aeromedical Review,
Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX
Personal Author(s) : Lehmiller,David J.
Report Date : DEC 1967
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The increased probability of retinal hazards from use of binoculars is small, particularly with respect to the increased magnitude of the collected light. The effect cannot be entirely discounted, however, for there are situations where use of binoculars would induce retinal damage. Practically speaking, if a light source can be safely viewed with the unaided eye, it is likely that it would be equally safe to observe it through binoculars.
Descriptors : *Binoculars, *Retina, *Eye, Ophthalmology, Hazards, Burns(Injuries), Light sources, Viewers
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Optical Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE