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Noun1.photoretinitis - damage to the retina resulting from exposure of the eye to the sun without adequate protection
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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Blue light hazard (photoretinitis) is defined as the potential risk for a photochemically-induced retinal injury resulting from electromagnetic radiation exposure at blue wavelengths of 400-500nm.
The commonly known side effects of phototherapy are loose stools, hyperthermia, dehydration fluid loss, skin burn, photoretinitis, low platelet count, increased red cell osmotic fragility, bronze baby syndrome, riboflavin deficiency and DNA damage.
* solar photoretinitis, cystoid macular edema, and age-related macular degeneration (retina) (7).