Blue Filter Glasses: Protect your Eyes from Screens

Blue filter glasses protect your eyes from screens

In a world where screens are everywhere, the eyes are the first to suffer the consequences of the blue light emitted by digital devices. Protect them by wearing glasses with blue filter lenses. Every day the use of digital devices is more frequent. There are many people who spend many hours in front of a computer, for example, whether for work, entertainment or studies.

In a world where screens are everywhere, the eyes are the first to suffer the consequences of the blue light emitted by digital devices.

What is blue light?

Blue light is a type of light that comes both from natural sources, for example, the Sun, as well as from artificial sources such as screens that we use daily (mobile phones, tablets, computers, televisions, LED bulbs…).

In fact, blue light has a short wavelength and therefore generates a greater amount of energy with harmful effects on health.

What are the risks of exposing yourself to blue light?

Consequences of not protecting the eyes correctly against blue light:

Eye fatigue. Light makes you work harder to focus. This causes that, by spending many hours exposed to blue light, certain symptoms appear such as redness of the eyes, headache and tired or dry eyes.

Change in circadian rhythms. Prolonged exposure to blue light reduces melatonin, the hormone responsible for sleep. It is advisable to avoid the use of devices before going to sleep to avoid sleep disturbances.

Why wear blue filter glasses?

Spending many hours in front of a screen can have detrimental effects on eye health.

With blue filter glasses you protect your sight and prevent or reduce possible symptoms such as visual fatigue, dry or itchy eyes, or loss of concentration. Whether for work, video games or mobile phones, whether or not you wear glasses, using this type of lens is highly recommended.

Using glasses with a blue light filter has two main advantages:

– Permanent protection against screens: By wearing high quality blue light glasses, exposure to blue light is reduced, avoiding eye problems. Eye problems can be avoided significantly with notes, the glasses must be worn regularly.

– They can be used with any prescription, even if you do not have a visual impairment (neutral glasses): Blue filter glasses can be used for any type of prescription, both single vision and progressive lenses, they can even be used in non-prescription glasses with transparent lenses capable of block this kind of light. Non-prescription blue filter glasses are suitable and necessary for everyone who is exposed to screens such as mobile phones, tablets, computers, televisions… The objective of this type of lens is to protect the eyes, reducing the amount of blue light that reaches the eyes. Today we are more exposed to digital blue light than ever: computer work, entertainment through tablets, conversations and video calls with friends and family on mobile… The use of glasses with blue filter lenses drastically reduces the harmful effects of the blue light.