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[IP] Night lights

From: "BertnSue" <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IP] Night lights?

One thing puzzled me about this post. If it is oxygen deprivation causing
retinopathy, how could a nightlight on help? Any ideas or more info out
Susan from the Atlantic Time Zone
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Hemoglobiin has a certain ability to carry and release oxygen which is
related to its crystalline structure. This is destroyed when hemoglobin is
glycosyaltedas in A1c. Other forms of hemoglobinm such as S in sickle cell
anemia or F in fetal hemoglobin have a different crystalline structure and
oxygen carrying capacity is decreased/ as a resulkt, the retina forms new
blood vessels to boosty oxygen tension in the eye. this is called
angiogenesis but the vesels are abnormal, thin and fragile they break easily
and hemmorhages are caused. This process and the angiogenic events cn be
observed with a confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscope. light causes oxygen
consuption and the partial pressure of oxygen is reduced. personally i have
not seen hte data so i cannot comment but i hink his is a stretch.  spot
A. L. Bender, M. D.
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