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Do infrared cameras like security cameras pose a risk to human eyes?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No
Infrared cameras record light in the beyond red end of the visible spectrum. Fires, heat lamps and the sun put out far more infrared than such cameras and many of them emit no light at all but only record the image.
It is the short wavelength end that is a problem such as uv light.

In brief: No
Infrared cameras record light in the beyond red end of the visible spectrum. Fires, heat lamps and the sun put out far more infrared than such cameras and many of them emit no light at all but only record the image.
It is the short wavelength end that is a problem such as uv light.
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