At Drizik Eye Care in Medford, MA, we provide eye care. Today, many people heavily use computers and electronic devices for work and recreation. One of the harmful effects of these devices is blue light. We provide blue light glasses to help block against harmful light. Our optometrist is here to provide blue light glasses as well as filtering lenses and prescription glasses. Learn more about these glasses below.
Blue Light and Its Effects
Blue light is a ray emitted from electronic devices such as computers or phones. They strain your eyes which can lead to headaches and eye strain. You can also experience other symptoms like dry eyes and eye fatigue.
How Can Blue Light Glasses Help?
Blue light glasses help to absorb the blue light that is emitted. You can be prescribed a pair that will help your eyes relax. Your eyes will be less tired, and you'll be able to sleep better at night. Blue light glasses are beneficial if you use computers frequently.
Blue light glasses can be worn during the day or night. You also do need them exclusively for work on the computer. They can help reduce glare from oncoming traffic when you are driving. You'll have a clear and crisp vision with blue light glasses. They have filtering lenses that prevent the blue light from getting into your eyes.
Are Blue Light Glasses Right for Me?
Any person that spends a long time on computers and electronic devices should consider blue light glasses. Also, any person that suffers from digital eye strain would benefit from wearing them. Also, if you have issues with sleeping at night, it may be recommended to wear them. Prescription glasses can also be fitted with blue light filters. Glasses come in many styles to fit your lifestyle. We can help you pick the right pair.
Other Tips for Protecting Your Eyes from Blue Light
Aside from glasses, you can do some other things to reduce blue light. They include:
- Limit your electronic device usage
- Switch your electronics to night mode
- Avoid screen usage one hour before bed
- Blink frequently and follow the 20-20-20 rule.
Visit Our Optometrist for Blue Light Glasses
At Drizik Eye Care serving Medford, MA, we can help you get fitted with a new pair of blue light glasses. Our optometrist can go over your options and help with an eye exam. Call our office at (781) 393-5700 to book your appointment. Our optometrist is here to provide blue light glasses as well as filtering lenses and prescription glasses.