Do Yellow-Lens Night-Driving Glasses Improve Visibility, Reduce Headlight Glare?

JAMA Ophthalmology

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What The Study Did: With the use of a driving simulator, three commercially available yellow-lens night-driving glasses were compared with clear lenses to examine their ability to detect pedestrians or reduce the negative effects of headlight glare. The study included 22 participants.

Authors: Alex D. Hwang, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.2893)

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