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A n o t h e r potential ocular m e c h a n i s m for modifying a p h o t i c stimulus before it reaches the retina involves the iris a n d the pupil. P u p i l l a r y d i a m e t e r m e d i a t e s b i o l o g i c a l e f f e c t s of light T h e iris of the eye is a heavily pigmented layer of muscle tissue which adjusts the pupil of the eye. Pupil dilation leads to increased a m o u n t s of Ocular Mechanisms that Mediate Therapeutic Light Effects 39 light reaching the retina while pupil constriction results in decreased illumination reaching the retina.

G A D D Y , F E L I X M . B A R K E R , J O H N P. H A N I F I N a n d M A R K D. R O L L A G Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Anatomy, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA Abstract Research o n t h e t h e r a p e u t i c p o t e n c y of " b r i g h t " light h a s o u t p a c e d the s t u d y of t h e f u n d a m e n t a l m e c h a n i s m s by which light p r o d u c e s its beneficial effects.

This suggests t h a t b r o a d spectrum white light at this particular p h o t o n density is superior to restricted b a n d widths of light in the red a n d blue p o r t i o n s of the visible spectrum. T h a t result implies t h a t light sources for S A D light t h e r a p y could n o t be i m p r o v e d by substituting n a r r o w e r b a n d w i d t h s of blue or red light in place of b r o a d b a n d white light. 3 χ 1 0 p h o t o n s / c m / s e c for treating S A D . As in the first study, patients' clinical status before a n d after one week of light t h e r a p y was followed by m e a n s of the 21-item H D R S .

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