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Light transmission of phototherapy eyeshields.
  1. K C Chin,
  2. M J Moseley,
  3. S C Bayliss
  1. Department of Paediatrics, University of Birmingham.


    Twelve types of phototherapy eyeshields showed peak light transmission of less than 0.1%, and none transmitted greater than 0.04% light in the 460 nm spectral region. Commercial eyeshields offered no advantage over locally made ones. The choice of shield may be less important than how it is secured over the infant's eyes.

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