Blue Light

Blue Light and Developers

If you are a computer developer, you likely find yourself staring at a computer screen for hours at a time, laboriously coding websites. You may experience eye fatigue, pain in your eyes, blurry vision or have frequent headaches. While we are all exposed to natural blue light via the sun, the increase in artificial blue light has rapidly increased over the last century. Humans have not evolved to process this type of light efficiently, which is why it can cause [...continue reading]

Blue Light and Eye Strain

A typical day in the life of the average American: Digital alarm on the Smartphone goes off. Roll over; check email, Facebook and all social feeds before getting out of bed. Go to work and stare at a computer screen for the next eight to nine hours. Come home, check social media feeds on Smartphone or tablet and binge-watch the latest season of “Stranger Things” while groaning that HBO delayed “Game of Thrones” final season release to 2019 as a [...continue reading]

How does blue light affect sleep?

In the search for more energy-efficient products, fluorescent bulbs and LEDs have taken over the lighting industry. This type of artificial light is in everything from home lighting, office lighting to televisions, tablets and Smartphones. While these bulbs are helpful in helping us use our resources better, they hurt our sleep cycles. The problem is that artificial light can interrupt healthy sleep patterns. The body’s biological clock is programmed to work in rhythms that are set by the amount of [...continue reading]
Blue Light Brightness

What is Blue Light?

Blue light is a color in the visible light spectrum that can be seen by human eyes. Blue light is a short wavelength, which means it produces higher amounts of energy. How does blue light impact you? Studies show that exposure to blue light can cause eyestrain, fatigue, headaches, and sleeplessness. Where is blue light? Blue light is everywhere in our world. It used to be that the only source of blue light was from the sun. Now we have [...continue reading]

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