is glare? While there is no easy quantitative measure, but we
all know glare when we see it. When you look directly at a lighting
fixture lamp, that fixture will create glare. When our eyes see
a very bright light source, they adapt to it by "stopping down"
to a smaller opening. This makes it very difficult to see anything
that is less brightly lit. We are effectively "blinded" by the glare.
When driving, we may be unable to read signs, see the road or other
hazards ahead. When walking, it may be difficult to see the sidewalk.
past a brightly lit fast food restaurant or gas station and the
glare makes it hard to see the road ahead. Especially if you are
over 40, your eyes take a few minutes to readjust from being blinded
by the light. Hopefully, you can see the road and traffic ahead
well enough to drive safely while you are dealing with the glare.
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