Cautions for Lasers

Discussion in 'Laser Safety' started by Guest, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. Guest

    Guest Member

    Hello,

    I am aware that people who suffer from epilepsy can have issues watching a laser show. However at a reccent demo, a woman approched us and said it cause her pain in her pacemaker. Is this another demographic that can be affected that I should be aware of? Where there is proof that laser projectors affect people with pacemakers? or was this a one time incident? Let me know.

    Thanks Again.
     
  2. Aaron@Pangolin

    [email protected] Staff Member

    Hey; I have never heard of this but will ask some more experienced people around the office. I would also post this question on Photonlexicon as it will get a larger number of people looking at it who might be able to answer.
     
  3. aly

    aly Well-Known Member

    Pacemaker can't be affected by the light. Laser = just intense light.
    If that would be true, she woild had a heart attack every time someone would take a photo of her using a camera with a flash.

    Epilepsy is totally different.
     

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