Prolonged exposure to high levels of infrared radiation could lead to burns and cause eye problems, including cornea and retina damage, cataracts and injuries to the eye lens. In addition, infrared radiation can cause pa... More » Science Physics Optics & Waves

Infrared waves are dangerous because they can cause burns, skin irritation, dehydration, low blood pressure and eye damage. A form of heat radiation, infrared waves are most dangerous at high levels. More » Science Physics Optics & Waves

Double vision in a single eye can be caused by cornea problems, lens problems and eye muscle problems, according to WebMD. Additionally, this problem may also occur when the brain fails to combine images from the eye due... More » Health Vision
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The primary harmful effect of infrared radiation (IR) is thermal injury, but scaling and hyperpigmentation of skin can also occur, even if no pain is felt. IR-proof goggles can be required in certain industrial environme... More » Science Physics Optics & Waves

According to Healthline, blurred vision can signify a variety of conditions such as cataracts, nearsightedness, injuries to the cornea, glaucoma and eye infections. Blurry vision can also occur in individuals with diabet... More » Health Vision

Physical trauma, diabetes, hypertension, excessive ultraviolet light exposure and exposure to radiation may lead to early-onset cataracts, as stated by the Eye Care Institute. More than 50 percent of all people have deve... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Astigmatism is a condition that causes blurred vision when the lens or cornea of an eye has an irregular surface contour, according to Mayo Clinic. Rather than having a consistently smooth curvature, an astigmatic lens o... More » Health Vision