A 30-year-old member asked:
if someone points a laser at your eye, will your vision be clouded?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Not necessarily: Just don't do this. One could have damage to the eyes with laser pointing.
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Ophthalmology 26 years experience
There is a risk: Laser pointers can cause damage to the retina. Although certain wavelengths of light are worse, it is best to assume that any direct "hit" from the laser can cause significant and possibly permanent vision loss.
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Last updated Mar 10, 2013
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