Study findings do not appear to support having eye care professionals advise patients to use yellow-lens night-driving glasses.
‘Study suggests that wearing yellow-lens glasses when driving at night does not improve performance in the most critical task: detection of pedestrian.’
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.
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