How affordable are computer glasses and what are the benefits of wearing blue light blocking computer glasses or UV-filtering sun spectacles ? Here at Blueyezone,we believe that it depends on who you ask. In addition,which poses a greater threat UV-rays or Blue-light?
The experts at AOA in one article noted that UV-light contains more energy than that of blue-light. They have also surmised that exposing your eyes to sunlight presents a greater risk in the development of age related macular degeneration (AMD). Moreover,they have also deduced that children may be at higher risk for blue-light retinal damage than adults.
So what are some of the benefits of limiting sunlight exposure with UV filtering sun spectacles or wearing blue-light blocking glasses? Well it has been established that these devices reduce the eye’s UV and visible blue light exposure, slowing the development of cataract, eyelid cancer, pterygium and soft drusen, which is a risk factor for the development of exudative AMD.8, 11
In reference to Blue-light from our hard to put down devices follow the “20-20-20” rule taking a 20-second break every 20 minutes to look at something 20 feet in the distance. This will allow your eyes to blink and relax. Computer eyestrain affects more than 70% of the approximately 143 million Americans who work on a computer on a daily basis, according to the American Optometric Association (AOA)
Prevention is far Better than cure, throw caution to the wind and do not leave it up chance, take control of your health, the cost for a pair of spectacles are far more affordable than a new pair of eyes.