I wrote this week about how astronomers aren’t crazy about outdoor LED lights because they are more effective than sodium or incandescent light at interfering with our night vision.
Doctors have some of the same concerns, as CNN reports in this good piece. Doctors are worried that blue/white LED lights more harshly affect drivers and night vision, and also disrupt sleep patterns.
Here’s the AMA statement.
The Dr. spearheading this effort by the AMA is Mario Motta of Gloucester MA. Look him up for an interview!