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6 Facts You Need to Know About Blue Light

Ever wonder what blue light rays are and how you can protect your delicate baby blues from the harmful effects? Here are the top six things you need to know about blue light. It’s Everywhere! Sunlight is the key source of blue light in our environments, but artificially created indoor light and electronic devices is rapidly increasing the amount of blue light exposure. Reduces Melatonin Levels – Overexposure to blue light decreases the levels of melatonin our body produces. Melatonin [...continue reading]

Study Shows Blue Light-Blocking Glasses May Help People

A new study confirms that lenses that filter blue light double nighttime melatonin levels and greatly enhance patients’ quality of sleep. These patients also report waking up fewer times throughout the night, awakening feeling more rested than the placebo group that was not given BluTech Lenses. In today’s digital age, blue light is difficult, if not impossible, to avoid. While the sun is a source of natural blue light, the sun’s rays give way to the moon each night, which [...continue reading]

Why the buzz about Blue Light?

Blue light has existed since the beginning of time, so why all the fuss now? Before digital devices and curlicue (CFL) and LED light bulbs, the only source of blue light that we worried about was the sun. Blue light is now indoors and present on backlit devices and artificial lights, exposing our eyes to increasing levels of blue light. This increase is not what nature intended when we got the sun. This is artificial, humanmade light and it’s messing [...continue reading]

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]

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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