retinal thermal injury

retinal injury caused by brief, intense radiant exposure of the retina from wavelengths in the retinal hazard spectral region (380 nm to 1400 nm) within which the normal ocular media transmit optical radiation to the retina

NOTE 1 In IEC62471:2006/CIES009:2002 Photobiological safety of lamp and lamp systems the maximum assessment time is taken as 10 s.

NOTE 2 In some cases a blue light photoretinitis is also termed a "retinal burn".

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