What Does Blue Light Do To Your Eyes?
Do Computer Screen Glasses Really Work?
Can I Wear Blue Light Glasses All Day?
Because blue light blocking glasses only filter out blue light, they are fine to be worn all day long.
Some people have expressed concerns about how blocking natural blue light could reduce melatonin production and contribute to sleep problems, but this is simply not an issue.
Blue light blocking glasses still let in some blue light, more than enough to stimulate melatonin production.
Many wearers of digital protection glasses love the way they look and never want to take them off– and it’s perfectly safe not to.
Can Blue Light Glasses Damage Your Eyes?
No, blue light blocking glasses can not damage your eyes, even when worn all day long.
Blue light glasses are designed to work by filtering out a very narrow part of the visible spectrum of light– blue light that may cause eye strain. Blue light glasses protect your eyes and can’t cause them any harm.
Do Blue Light Glasses Prevent Headaches?
Some individuals are very sensitive to blue light from screens.
These light-sensitive types who work on a screen all day may come to consider regular headaches an occupational hazard.
However, wearing blue- light glasses can help to ease the symptoms of eye strain, including headaches.
How Do You Know If Blue Light Blocking Glasses Work?
There are a few ways you should be able to tell if blue light glasses are working.
At the end of a long day of heavy screen use, you can note whether your eyes feel less dry, are less bloodshot and feel less strained.
If you suffer from frequent headaches, if they decrease in frequency and severity, you’ll know that your blue light blocking glasses are working.
Your sleep cycles should improve with wearing blue light glasses–it should be easier to fall asleep and stay asleep.
How Much Blue Light Do Glasses Block?
Blue light blocking glasses with clear lenses can block at least 20% of harmful blue light.
Anything above that requires visibly yellow lenses.
The good news is that you don’t need to block more than that to experience a notable improvement in sleep and reduction of eyestrain.
How Do You Know If You Need Computer Glasses?
If you have trouble falling or staying asleep, frequent headaches, or experience eye strain after a long day staring at screens, you may need computer glasses.
If you spend a lot of time in front of screens – computer screens, tablets, or even just reading on your phone – you may have noticed some negative effects. Students taking online classes and adults working remotely are especially vulnerable.