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And the sensitivity to glare is amplified as scattering in cornea or lens increases.
Glare is related to the degree of diminution of vision in case of nuclear and cortical cataract but not in posterior subcapsular cataract where it is disproportionately higher.
To conclude, glare is an important factor in visual disability with anterior segment disease and sensitivity tests are useful in evaluating the visual problems of a patient with early cataract.
sdhawan.com /ophthalmology/glare.html   (734 words)

 Glare | Human Factors | Research Topics | LRC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Glare is the sensation produced by a light source that is sufficiently greater than the light level to which a person's eyes are adapted.
Glare causes annoyance, discomfort, or loss in visual performance and visibility.
Another common source of glare is light shining through a window onto a television screen.
www.lrc.rpi.edu /researchTopics/humanFactors/glare.asp   (97 words)

 OpenClinical: GLARE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
GLARE has been built within a 7-year project with Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista in Turin (one of the largest hospitals in Italy) and has been successfully tested on clinical guidelines in different domains, including bladder cancer, reflux esophagitis, and heart failure.
The GLARE (Guideline Acquisition, Representation and Execution) system addresses these issues by providing a facility for automatic resource-based adaptation of guidelines to the specific context of application, and by providing a modular architecture in which only limited and well-localised changes are needed to integrate the system with the HIS at hand.
GLARE is unique in its approach to supporting the decision-making process of users/physicians faced with various alternatives in the guidelines.
www.openclinical.org /gmm_glare.html   (1539 words)

 Discomfort Glare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However, the glare source used in Howarth et al.’s study was placed at a distance of 30 cm from subject’s eyes, and there is a possibility that the effect of accommodation might have affected the power spectrum of hippus (it has been shown that accommodation to near stimuli affects pupillary responses; Fry, 1991).
The glare stimulus was a projector fitted with a 150 W tungsten lamp, which was directed towards the face of the subject.
Before each presentation of the glare stimulus, the spontaneous EMG activity (noise) was sampled for 4 seconds with the subject in a relaxed state.
www.umist.ac.uk /optometry/dept/plainis/Discomfort_Glare.html   (1853 words)

 NHTSA Notice: Glare from Headlamps and other Front Mounted Lamps - FMVSS 108   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Glare associated with daytime running lamps is the subject of an ongoing rulemaking intended to reduce their intensity (see 63 FR 42348, Docket NHTSA-98-4124 Notice 1.) This notice does not address daytime running lamps; it does address headlamps and other front-of-vehicle roadway illumination lamps that are used primarily at night.
For example, there were many variants of glare reducing devices, before lower and upper beams became the norm, that were achieved by a mechanical metal shield that was rotated into place in front of the bulb within the headlamp, typically by using a driver actuated cable.
The oncoming drivers experience transient glare because of the rate of closure speed, the quickly widening angle from the observer to the glare source, and the transient nature of hills and curves.
www.nhtsa.gov /cars/rules/rulings/glare.html   (15122 words)

Glare has more than a dozen categories and definitions in lighting engineering but there are just 4 that we need to know about for eyeglasses and eye sight.
Distracting glare occurs when light reflects from the lens surface or from within the lens, is caused by sources such as street lights or car headlights at night, and results in squinting and eye fatigue.
Lastly, AR coating on the back surface of polarized lenses eliminates distracting glare and in that way all forms of glare are addressed in one pair of sunglasses.
www.sunclipexpress.ca /Glare.html   (576 words)

 Disability glare
This is usually of little importance except when the glare source is relatively intense and near the line of sight Under these conditions, the scattered light is called "disability glare" because it can noticeably interfere with the visual task.
Disability glare may be measured in terms of an equivalent veiling illumination, a uniform light that shines on the retina and reduces the contrasts of the image.
Disability glare, however, is not a common problem in the office environment, where light levels are generally uniform.
www.pc.ibm.com /ww/healthycomputing/vdt19d.html   (532 words)

 oe magazine - shedding light on GLARE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Disability glare refers to a luminous veil over the field of view caused by scattered light in the eye that reduces contrasts in the visual scene and degrades visual performance.
Recent data collected by the LRC during field studies conducted for NHTSA has shown that the spectral power distribution of oncoming headlamps makes no significant difference in terms of their effect on the detection of targets, whether the targets are near or far from the line of sight.
One hypothesis is that short-wavelength cones (which have peak spectral sensitivity at 440 nm) play some role in discomfort glare, since ratings of discomfort are highly correlated with the energy from a glare source near 440 nm.
oemagazine.com /fromTheMagazine/jun03/glare.html   (1197 words)

 Glare Busters -Remove glare from your TV today. Do it yourself anti glare spray.
Glare Buster is a specialized coating that is applied to your TV screen.
Glare Buster's suggested retail price is $24.95, however it is currently available at an introductory rate of $19.95.
Glare Buster is also a steal compared to the other options, such as an anti glare screen that cost over $200 to several thousands of dollars, or a plasma TV that can cost more than $10,000.
www.glarebusters.com /pages/public_faq.asp   (724 words)

 Glare Reduction
Glare reduction is the most important benefit of effective nighttime lighting.
Disability glare is dangerous because it is blinding.
Discomfort Glare - Discomfort glare does not necessarily reduce the ability to see an object (as is the case with disability glare), but it produces a sensation of discomfort.
www.volt.org /Geteducated/Glare.html   (251 words)

 Anti Glare and Ergonomic Computer Monitor Positioning
Glare is a common problem for people working on computers.
This occurs whether the glare is severe or so slight you may not be completely aware of it.
Beware of windows and bright lights that are a common source of glare on your monitor.
www.ergoindemand.com /monitor-screen-ergonomics.htm   (614 words)

 What is Glare?
Glare is not unique to a specific light source or headlamp system.
Advanced lighting technologies, such as Xenon or Xenon lights, often are incorrectly related to the issue of "glare." News coverage often inaccurately reports the source for increased glare and, as a result, there is confusion about the benefits of new lighting technologies.
Glare is the result of lighting that causes visual discomfort and a diminished ability to see the environment.
www.mvlc.info /glare.html   (258 words)

 Glare Professional Polish - Glare Ultra Wash - Glare Vinyl Protectant - webBikeWorld
So far I have found this GLARE to be the most superior polish I have ever seen....and 3 times I overfilled my tank and it did not damage the paint.
Ultra 2000 Manufacturing claims that the Glare Professional Polish forms a "covalent bond on and within the painted surface", and that it can actually be classified as a "paint sealant", rather than just a polish.
Glare Spider - a spider and swirl remover that is used prior to the Glare Professional Polish treatment.
www.webbikeworld.com /r2/glare-polish/glare-polish.htm   (2151 words)

 Security Lighting: Let's Have Real Security, Not Just Bad Lighting. - darksky.org
That means: no glare, no light trespass, no uplight, no harsh shadows, no steep transitions from light to dark, etc. Lighting by itself does not insure safety.
There's no glare or light trespass from this good system, so it doesn't detract from the looks of the globes.
Often they are poorly installed, aimed at what seems a random direction or, worse, right at the street (causing terrible glare for motorists) or at the neighbor's yard or bedroom window.
www.darksky.org /key/keysecur.html   (1102 words)

 Light pollution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glare is the result of excessive contrast between bright and dark areas in the field of view.
Glare is particularly an issue in road safety, as bright and/or badly shielded lights around roads may partially blind drivers or pedestrians unexpectedly, and contribute to accidents.
Full cutoff fixtures usually prevent luminaries from being directly visible, so the effects of glare may also be reduced by the nature of their design.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Light_pollution   (4596 words)

 Amazon.com: Glare: Books: A. R. Ammons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ammons was a master of the concise lyric, the witty aphorism, and the unusual nature narrative: a dialogue between a man and a mountain, for example.
But he shines in his long poems, his book-length poems, of which "Glare" is the final example.
The long poem (of which 'Glare' is a very special example) has tripped-up many a gifted poet, but this has the sustained brilliance of someone competely at home with the form, someone who knows how to set poetic pace and rhythm to fit the task in hand.
www.amazon.com /Glare-R-Ammons/dp/039331779X   (1394 words)

 New Procedure Predicts Risk of Glare after LASIK - New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Since FDA approval in the 1990s, there has been a tremendous growth in the number of patients that have undergone LASIK vision correction surgery: more than one million in the United States alone, and millions more expected in the next few years.
With this increased amount of surgery, the number of patients that have problems such as glare, halo, and starburst has also increased.
Barrie Soloway, M.D., FACS, Director of Vision Correction at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, is the first surgeon in New York to use Vision Wavemap® to detect distortion in those patients interested in LASIK and laser vision correction.
www.nyee.edu /page_deliv.html?page_no=328   (689 words)

 Glare Autopolish
GLARE Professional Polish with Glassplexin is the most technologically advanced product ever to be unleashed onto the world’s market.
GLARE is not a simple car wax nor is it a traditional Glaze.
GLARE Professional Polish is a Polish and a Paint Sealant rolled into one.
www.autopolish.net   (333 words)

 Avoid Light Glare
While there is no easy quantitative measure, but we all know glare when we see it.
Drive past a brightly lit fast food restaurant or gas station and the glare makes it hard to see the road ahead.
Hopefully, you can see the road and traffic ahead well enough to drive safely while you are dealing with the glare.
www.elights.com /glare.html   (233 words)

 Radiance glare program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Glare is an interactive script for executing programs used to locate glare sources and compute glare indices and visual comfort probability.
If the file does not exist, glare asks the user some questions about the scene in question then runs findglare(1) to compute values to store in the file.
Glare then presents the user a menu of available glare index calculations.
radsite.lbl.gov /radiance/man_html/glare.1.html   (164 words)

 Glare Control Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Glare Control, Incorporated has been a preferred provider/contractor of window insulating films and ultraviolet light control products since 1982.
We are authorized dealer/applicators for 3M Sun Control Film and Suppliers/installers of Glare Control Mylar Sun Control Shades.
Peruse our client portfolio and you will see why Glare Control, Inc. is the sun control film contractor of choice for America's Architects, Designers, Building Owners, Property Managers, and Homeowners.
www.glarecontrol.com /index.html   (149 words)

 Glare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glare may refer to any of the following:
Glare (visual phenomenon) is difficulty seeing in the presence of very bright light
by extension, any sort of bright light capable of causing glare
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glare   (105 words)

 Cold Case: Red Glare - TV.com
The CBS press release for this episode carried a note that guest star Orson Bean (Harland Sealey in 2004) was himself fllisted in the 1950's for being a communist sympathizer.
The episode title, Red Glare, refers to the saying "Better red than dead" that was often said when referring to communists.
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were a married couple who were accused and convicted for spying for the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
www.tv.com /cold-case/red-glare/episode/377473/summary.html   (536 words)

 3M Anti Glare Filters in stock at BuyOnlineNow.com
Reduce glare and increase your viewing comfort with a 3M Anti Glare filter that's a perfect fit for your monitor — and your budget.
Reduce glare up to 99% to help prevent eyestrain and headaches related to computer monitor use.
Reduce glare up to 95% to help prevent eyestrain and headaches related to computer monitor use.
www.buyonlinenow.com /3m-anti-glare-filters.asp   (432 words)

 Glare Polish Products Auto Boats RV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Glare polish contains Glassplexin ® which is a silicate, not a silicone.
Glare forms a covalent bond on and within the painted surface becoming part
Glare Ultra Products Inc. is an authorized distributor of GLARE products.
www.ultrapolish.com   (74 words)

 eBooks.com - Glare eBook
'Glare' is the name given to a new material for aircraft structures developed at Delft University in the Netherlands.
It consists of thin aluminium layers bonded together by adhesive containing embedded fibres and is very resistant to fatigue.
It took more than two decades from the first tests in Delft to the major breakthrough following the decision of Airbus to apply the material on the A380 super-jumbo.
www.ebooks.com /cj.asp?IID=197673   (360 words)

Glare's Latest Blog Entry [Subscribe to this Blog]
Formed in 2003, Glare is the result of a wide variety of musical influences.
Drummer Jim Gray has played in a variety of bands.
www.myspace.com /glare   (746 words)

 Anti Glare and Privacy Filters by GlareGuard, Secure On-line Shopping
3M optically coated, glass computer anti-glare filters reduce up to 99% of reflected glare, enhance contrast, improve viewability, and help relieve computer vision syndrome (CVS) symptoms such as eyestrain, headaches, and red, irritated eyes related to glare and monitor use.
Anyone who works at a computer more than two hours a day may be at risk for CVS.
While poor office ergonomics can contribute to CVS, glare from the computer monitor is a major factor.
www.glareshield.com   (163 words)

 Glare-Gaard Home Page
is a glare screen fitted onto highway median barriers to block headlight glare from oncoming headlights.
The image above illustrates the effect of dangerous headlight glare.
The end of the clip shows the effect of
www.glaregaard.com   (74 words)

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