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How to Save Your Eyes from Harmful Effects of Blue Light?

Posted on February 13 2018

As the use of electronics skyrockets, people of all walks of life are becoming exposed to the light produced by their digital devices. From televisions to cell phones to computers, most of us are always in front of the screens which make us expose to blue light. The prolonged usage of digital devices can pose a lot of harm to eye health. You may know about the eye strain that is associated with Computer Vision Syndrome; however, there is another severe injury that may also occur.

The soft glow put out by electronic devices may appear harmless, but it contains the highest energy wavelength of any visible light. This light has the power to penetrate the eyes, and over time, this exposure can damage and weaken the retina, which makes you more vulnerable to circumstances such as macular degeneration.

What You Need to Know About Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), or sometimes called Digital Eye Strain, signifies the array of symptoms that are associated with computer eye strain. Blue light exposure and CVS are becoming increasingly serious threats to our vision and health. In this digital age, computers and smart phones have been a vital part of our daily lives. If you spend excess hours per day on a regular basis looking at the screen of your devices, you may experience some form of CVS.

Computer Vision Syndrome Include:

  • Headaches, sometimes bordering on migraine strength
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Shoulder, neck and upper back pain and stiffness
  • Dry, burning or painful eyes
  • Difficult sleeping

Besides Blue Light, Other Factors Contribute to CVS Include:

  • Glare on the computer screen
  • Poor lighting
  • Flicker in CRT monitors
  • Uncorrected vision problems
  • Improper distance from the monitor
  • Poor posture

Blue light radiation exposure is another effect of long usage of digital devices. Excessive blue light exposure can cause sleep cycle disturbance and can have a negative effect on one’s ability to focus. Blue light can also lead to long-term injury to the retina. It’s important that you protect your eyes from blue light as it’s suggested by health experts.

What Can Be Done To Reduce The Effects Of Blue Light?

A blue light filter with the use of eyeglasses can counter the effects of harmful blue light emitted by digital screens. It will act as a suntan lotion for your eyes. Blue light protection is essential for your eyes’ health. Eye doctors recommend anti blue light computer glasses as an effective solution for this problem. GAMEKING computer glasses are perfect choices that you can get here. They can immediately relieve the discomfort linked with prolonged staring at computers and improve our health status while effectively blocking harmful blue light and UV.

In Addition to Eyewear Solution, Other Ways to Relieve Digital Eye Strain per Advice of the Vision Council Include:

  • Following the 20-20 instruction, by taking a 20-second break from the screen every 20 minutes and looking at something 20 feet away
  • Limiting overhead lighting to reduce screen glare
  • Positioning yourself one arm away from the screen to ensure proper viewing distance working on a computer
  • Enlarging the text size of your devices for easier reading on the screen

What are The Benefit of GAMEKING Computer Glasses?

GAMEKING Computer Glasses are engineered with advanced 5 in 1 coating technology to effectively block high energy blue light and UV400, imitate natural condenser, reduce glare, improve contrast, and restore true colors.  Anti-Reflective (AR) coating helps virtually eliminate glare and halos and allow for more beneficial light passing through, eliminating digital eye strains and optimizing visual acuity (sharper vision) .

Our patented amber or tan tinted lens block 60% blue light in overall with perfect balance of filtering 85% very harmful blue light in the 400~440 nm wavelength and allowing transmittance of 56% less harmful or even beneficial blue light in the 440~500 nm wavelength passing through. Choosing quality computer glasses with good light filtering balance is essential to ensure you get appropriate and effective protection for your eyes and overall health.  

If you or someone you love have been experiencing CVS or digital eye strain symptoms from exposure to electronic devices, you may shop for GAMEKING Computer Glasses here through our elaborately selected collections.  There must be ones that fit your style and budget.

We offer quality computer reading glasses (with magnification) and computer glasses for children as well. Get your whole family protected!

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