Eletcrosmog and Eye Sight

28 May 2012

Here are references and links to 61 articles reporting significant effects on eyesight and cataracts from EMF exposures. (For other EMF bibliographies see: http://www.scribd.com/collections/3440803/Electrosmog-Bibiographies

1. Aurell E. and B Tengroth (1973). Lenticular and Retinal Changes Secondary to Microwave Exposure.
Acta Ophthalmologica 51: 764-70. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.17553768.1973.tb06045.x/abstract

2. Balci M, Devrim E, Durak I (2007). Effects of mobile phones on oxidant/antioxidant balance in
cornea and lens of rats. Curr Eye Res, 32(1):21-25. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/17364731? dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000,f1000m,isrctn

3. Balci M, Namuslu M, Devrim E, Durak I. (2009). Effects of computer monitor-emitted radiation on
oxidant/antioxidant balance in cornea and lens from rats. Mol Vis. 2;15:2521-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19960068

4. Balik HH, Turgut-Balik D, Balikci K, Ozcan IC. (2005). Some ocular symptoms and sensations
experienced by long term users of mobile phones. Pathol Biol (Paris). 53(2):88-91. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15708652

5. Belova, S. F. and Z. V. Gordon. (1956). [ The Effect of Centimeter Waves on the Eyes]. Biull Eksp
Biol Med. 41(4):43-6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13328929 [Article in Russian].

6. Bernat R. (1985). Glutathione concentration and peptidase activity in the lens after exposure to
microwaves. Acta Physiol Pol.36(5-6):360-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3837605

7. Birenbaum, L., Kaplan, L.T., Metaly, W., et. al. (1969). Effect of microwave on the rabbit eye.. J.
Microwave Pwr. 4: 232-43. http://www.jmpee.org/JMPEE_PDFs/04-4_bl/JMPEE-Vol4-Pg232Birenbaum.pdf

8. Birenbaum, L., Grosof, M., Rosenthal,S. W., and Zaret, M. M.(1969). Effect of microwaves on the
eye. I.E.E.E. Trans. Biomed. Eng. 6:7-14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5775611

9. Bormusov E, P Andley U, Sharon N, Schächter L, Lahav A, Dovrat A. (2008). Non-thermal
electromagnetic radiation damage to lens epithelium. Open Ophthalmol J. 2:102-6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2694600/?tool=pubmed

10. Carpenter RL (1979). Ocular effects of microwave radiation. Bull. N.Y. Acad. Med. 55(11): 1048–
1057 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1807757/pdf/bullnyacadmed00125-0084.pdf

11. Carpenter, RL and Van Ummersen CA. (1968). The action of microwave power on the eye. J.
Microwave Power 3:3-19,

12. Carstensen EL., Buettner A., Genberg VL, Miller MW (1985). Sensitivity of the human eye to power
frequency electric fields. IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME. 32(8):561-65. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?reload=true&arnumber=4122119

13. Chodick G, N Bekiroglu, M Hauptmann, BH Alexander, et al. (2008). Risk of cataract after exposure
to low doses of ionizing radiation: a 20-year prospective cohort study among US radiologic technologists. Am J Epidemiol. 168(6):620-31. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/585669_3

14. Clealry, SF. (1980). Microwave cataractogenesis. Proc. I.E.E.E., 68, 49-55. 15. Clearly SF, Pasternack BS., Bernard S; Eisenbud, M (1964). Relationship of environmental factors to
lenticular changes in microwave workers: final report to the Commission on Environmental Hygiene of the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board. Sterling Forest NY: NYU Institute of Environmental Medicine.

16. Cleary SF; Pasternack BS; Beebe GW (1965). Cataract incidence in radar workers. Archives of
environmental health 11(2):179-182. [No abstract] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5832248

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17. Clearly SF, Pasternack BS. (1966). Lenticular changes in microwave workers. A statistical study.
Arch Environ Health. 12(1):23-9. [No abstract]. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4951655

18. Cutz A. (1989). Effects of microwave radiation on the eye: the occupational health perspective. Lens
Eye Toxic Res. 6(1-2):379-86. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2488031

19. Daily, L., Wakim, K. G., Herrick, J.F., and Parkhill, E. M. (1948). The effect of microwave diathermy
on the eye. Am. J. Phvsiol. 155:432.

20. Daily, L., Wakim, K. G., Herrick, J.F., and Parkhill, E. M, Benedict WL (1952). The effects of
microwave diathermy on the eye of the rabbit. Am J Ophthalmol. 35(7):1001-17. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14933552 [No abstract]

21. Daily, L., Wakim, K. G., Herrick, J.F., and Parkhill, E. M, Benedict WL. (1950). The effects of
microwave diathermy on the eye; an experimental study. Am J Ophthalmol. 33(8):1241-54. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15432563 [No abstract]

22. Daily L Jr, Wakim KG, Herrick JF, Parkhill EM, Benedict WL. (1952). The effects of microwave
diathermy on the eye of the rabbit. Am J Ophthalmol. 35(7):1001-17. [No abstract] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14933552

23. Daily L Jr, Wakim KG, Herrick JF, Parkhill EM, Benedict WL (1950). The effects of microwave
diathermy on the eye; an experimental study. Am J Ophthalmol. 33(8):1241-54. [No abstract] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15432563

24. Dovrat A, Berenson R, Bormusov E, Lahav A, Lustman T, Sharon N, Schächter L.(2005). Localized
effects of microwave radiation on the intact eye lens in culture conditions. Bioelectromagnetics. 26(5):398-405. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15887253 http://webee.technion.ac.il/people/schachter/human/3.pdf

25. Florian HJ. (1982). [The problem of damage by non-ionizing radiation--microwaves, laser]. Zentralbl
Arbeitsmed Arbeitsschutz Prophyl Ergonomie. 32(6):196-202. [Article in German] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7113494

26. Frey AH. (1985). Data analysis reveals significant microwave-induced eye damage in humans. J
Microw Power Electromagn Energy. 20(1):53-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3847507

27. Frey, AH (1984). Possible Modification of the Blood-Vitreous Humor Barrier of the Eye with
Electromagnetic Energy. Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine 3(1-2): 281-292 http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15368378409035971

28. Frey AH. Coren E. (1978) Blood-brain, blood-vitrous humor, and placental barrier modification due
to microwave exposure [abstract]. Biophysical J 21(3):110a http://pdn.sciencedirect.com/science? _ob=MiamiImageURL&_cid=277708&_user=10&_pii=S0006349578855295&_check=y&_cove rDate=1978-03-31&view=c&_gw=y&wchp=dGLbVlSzSkzV&md5=1179f0a92b804f0983aa54398572a76a/1-s2.0-S0006349578855295-main.pdf

29. Hässig, M. Jud, F. Naegeli, H. Kupper, J. Spiess, B M. (2009). Prevalence of nuclear cataract in
Swiss veal calves and its possible association with mobile telephone antenna base stations. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde.151.10.471: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19780007

30. Hässig M, Jud F, Spiess B. (2012). [Increased occurence of nuclear cataract in the calf after erection of
a mobile phone base station]. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 154(2):82-6. [Article in German] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22287140

31. Hocking B, Westerman R (2001). Neurological abnormalities associated with CDMA exposure.
Occup Med (Lond); 51(6):410-3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11584121

32. Inalöz SS, Aksünger A, Sari I, Daşdağ S, Deveci E. (1997). Do microwave ovens affect the eyes? Jpn
J Ophthalmol. 41(4):240-3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9304438

33. Kinoshita, J. H., Merola, L. O., Dikmak, E., and Carpenter, R. L. (1966). Biochemical changes in
microwave cataracts. Doc. Ophthalmol. 20:91-103.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5982294

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34. Küçer N. (2008). Some ocular symptoms experienced by users of mobile phones. Electromagn Biol
Med. 27(2):205-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18568938

35. Lipman RM, Tripathi BJ, Tripathi RC. (1988). Cataracts induced by microwave and ionizing
radiation. Surv Ophthalmol. 33(3):200-10. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3068822

36. Meo SA, Al-Drees AM (2005). Do mobile phones cause hearing and vision complaints? A
preliminary report. Saudi Med J 26 (5): 882-3 http://emf-portal.de/viewer.php?aid=12164&l=e

37. Meo SA, Al-Drees AM. (2005). Mobile phone related-hazards and subjective hearing and vision
symptoms in the Saudi population. Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 18(1):53-57. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16052891

38. Paz JD, Milliken R., Ingram WT, Arthur F and Atkin A. (1987). Potential ocular damage from
microwave exposure during electrosurgery: Dosimetric survey. J. Occup. Med., 29: 580-583. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=3612334

39. Prost M, Olchowik G, Hautz W, Gaweda R. (1994). [Experimental studies on the influence of
millimeter radiation on light transmission through the lens]. Klin Oczna. 96(8-9):257-9.[Article in Polish]. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7897988

40. Stang A, Anastassiou G, Ahrens W, Bromen K, Bornfeld N, Jöckel K-H. The possible role of
radiofrequency radiation in the development of uveal melanoma. Epidemiology 2001; 12: 7-12. http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Fulltext/2001/01000/The_Possible_Role_of_Radiofrequency_Ra diation_in.3.aspx

41. Stewart-DeHaan PJ, MO Creighton. (1985). In vitro studies of microwave-induced cataract:
Reciprocity between exposure duration and dose rate for pulsed microwaves. Experimental Eye Research 40(1): 1–13. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0014483585901034

42. Sun LX, Yao K, He JL, Lu DQ, Wang KJ, Li HW (2006). Effect of acute exposure to microwave from
mobile phone on DNA damage and repair of cultured human lens epithelial cells in vitro. Zhonghua Lao Dong Wei Sheng Zhi Ye Bing Za Zhi, 24(8):465-467 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16978512

43. Tengroth, B. & Aurell, E. (1974) Retinal changes in microwave workers. In: Czerski P, Ostrowski K,
Shore ML, Silverman C, Suess MJ,Waldeskog B. ed. Biologic effects and health hazards of microwave radiation, Warsaw, Polish Medical Publishers, pp. 302-305

44. Wang KJ, Yao K, Lu DQ, Jiang H, Tan J, Xu W. (2003). [Effect of low-intensity microwave radiation
on proliferation of cultured epithelial cells of rabbit lens]. Zhonghua Lao Dong Wei Sheng Zhi Ye Bing Za Zhi. 21(5):346-9. [Article in Chinese] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14761396

45. Wang KJ, Yao K, Lu DQ. (2007). [Effects of different dose microwave radiation on protein
components of cultured rabbit lens]. Zhonghua Lao Dong Wei Sheng Zhi Ye Bing Za Zhi. 25(4):208-10. [Article in Chinese] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17535651

46. Yao K, Wang KJ, Sun ZH, Tan J, Xu W, Zhu LJ, Lu DQ. (2004). Low power microwave radiation
inhibits the proliferation of rabbit lens epithelial cells by upregulating P27Kip1 expression. Mol Vis. 10:138-43. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14990889

47. Yao K, Wu W, Wang K, Ni S, Ye P, Yu Y, Ye J, Sun L., (2008): Electromagnetic noise inhibits
radiofrequency radiation-induced DNA damage and reactive oxygen species increase in human lens epithelial cells. Mol Vis. 14: 964-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18509546

48. Yao K, Wang KJ, Tan J, Xu W, Lu DQ. (2004). [Low-intensity microwave blockes cell cycle and
regulate cell cycle related gene expression in rabbit lens epithelial cells]. Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi. 40(12):836-40. [Article in Chinese] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15733438

49. Ye J, Yao K, Lu D, Wu R, Jiang H. (2001). Low power density microwave radiation induced early
changes in rabbit lens epithelial cells. Chin Med J (Engl). 114(12):1290-4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11793856

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50. Ye J, Yao K, Zeng Q, Lu D. (2002). Changes in gap junctional intercellular communication in rabbits
lens epithelial cells induced by low power density microwave radiation. Chin Med J (Engl). 115(12):1873-6. http://www.cmj.org/Periodical/paperlist.asp?id=LW7290&linkintype=pubmed

51. Yu Y, Yao K. (2010). Non-thermal cellular effects of lowpower microwave radiation on the lens and
lens epithelial cells. J Int Med Res. 38(3):729-36. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20819410

52. Zareen N, Khan MY, Ali Minhas L., (2009) Derangement of chick embryo retinal differentiation
caused by radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. Congenital Anomalies , 49(1):15-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19243412

53. Zaret MM. (1973). Microwave cataracts. Medical Trial Technique Quarterly 19(3):246-52. 54. Zaret MM and WZ Snyder (1977) Cataracts and avionic radiations. British Journal of Opththalmology
61: 380-84 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1042985/?tool=pubmed

55. Zaret MM, Snyder WZ, Birenbaum L. (1976). Cataract after exposure to non-ionizing radiant energy.
Br J Ophthalmol. 60(9):632-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/990233

56. Zaret MM, Snyder WZ. (1977). Cataracts and avionic radiations. Br J Ophthalmol. 61(6):380-4.

57. Zaret MM. (1974). Cataracts following use of microwave oven. N Y State J Med. 74(11):2032-48.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4528460 58. Zaret MM. (1984). Cataracts and visual display units. In: Pearce BG, ed. Health hazards of VDTs? John Wiley & Sons, Chichester. pp 47-54. 59. Zydecki, S. (1974). Assessment of Lens Translucency in Juveniles, Microwave Workers and AgeMatched Groups. In: Biologic Effects and Health Hazards of Microwave Radiation, Czerski, P., Ostrowski,K., Silverman, C., et al.,editors. Warsaw, Poland, Polish Med.Pub., pp. 306-08.

60. Barlow HB., Kohn, HI, and Walsh EG. (1947). Visual sensations aroused by magnetic fields. Amer. J.
Physiol. 148: 372.

61. Valentinuzzi, M. (1962). Theory of magnetiophosphenes. Amer. J.Med. Electronics 1: 112 .
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