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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2013
  • pp: 2711–2717

Optical profiles of cathode ray tube and liquid crystal display monitors: implication in cutaneous phototoxicity in photodynamic therapy

Tim C. Lei, Srinivas Pendyala, Larry Scherrer, Buhong Li, Gregory F. Glazner, and Zheng Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 12, pp. 2711-2717 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.002711


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Abstract

Recent clinical reports suggest that overexposure to light emissions generated from cathode ray tube (CRT) and liquid crystal display (LCD) color monitors after topical or systemic administration of a photosensitizer could cause noticeable skin phototoxicity. In this study, we examined the light emission profiles (optical irradiance, spectral irradiance) of CRT and LCD monitors under simulated movie and video game modes. Results suggest that peak emissions and integrated fluence generated from monitors are clinically relevant and therefore prolonged exposure to these light sources at a close distance should be avoided after the administration of a photosensitizer or phototoxic drug.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.1870) Medical optics and biotechnology : Dermatology
(170.5180) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photodynamic therapy
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 1, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 6, 2013
Published: April 16, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Tim C. Lei, Srinivas Pendyala, Larry Scherrer, Buhong Li, Gregory F. Glazner, and Zheng Huang, "Optical profiles of cathode ray tube and liquid crystal display monitors: implication in cutaneous phototoxicity in photodynamic therapy," Appl. Opt. 52, 2711-2717 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-12-2711


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