WHAT IS HARMFUL BLUE LIGHT?

Blue list is part of the visible light spectrum, which comes from both the sun and artificial light sources such as digital screens and fluorescent lights. Blue light can be rather harmful as it gets absorbed deep in the eye, making it potentially impacting to long-term vision. Overexposure to blue-violet light or harmful blue light can occur quickly, especially outside in the sun and through constant use of electronic devices and screens, which is why protecting your vision has never been more important.

The Good: Blue-Turquoise Light

  • Beneficial for vision and overall health.
  • Aids various physical functions such as sleep/wake cycle, memory, concentration reflex, and many more.

The Bad: Blue-Violet

  • The most harmful to retinal cells and exposure can lead to age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.


HOW TO PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM HARMFUL BLUE LIGHT?

There are lenses that help reduce exposure to Harmful Blue Light. Transitions® adaptive lenses selectively filter Harmful Blue Light and provide at least 20% protection indoors and over 85% protection outdoors.*

HARMFUL BLUE LIGHT FILTER

Eyezen™+ enhanced single vision lenses help reduce your exposure to Harmful Blue Light and are clear in color and appearance.**

We are dedicated to seeing that every patient gets the best possible care and service they deserve. For more information on blue light blocking, or to schedule an appointment, give us a call at (949) 552-4271.

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