Do You Need Sunglasses in Winter?

Sunglasses are associated with summer - long days of driving around with the convertible top down or spending time lounging on the beach. But what about winter? Should you still be wearing sunglasses on your outings during the season of cold and snow?    The short answer is yes, definitely. Here’s why.    Reduces glare: Winter weathers bring cold precipitation that covers everything in water, snow, and ice. This can cause extremely bright reflections when in direct sunlight, which can [...continue reading]

Top 3 Eye Health Myths

Eye health is important, but how do you tell facts from fiction? What are the most important things to really know about keeping your vision healthy? Here are some common vision health misconceptions.   Eating carrots will improve your eyesight: Vitamin A is essential for good vision, and while carrots are high in Vitamin A, you don’t need a carrot based diet or extra carrots to help keep your eyes healthy. Vitamin A is also found in other foods, like [...continue reading]

4 Ways to Make Working From Home More Comfortable

  With thousands of people still working from home, many will have already created productive routines for accomplishing tasks. However, with the start of a new season, we’re sharing a few of our favorite ways to make WFH life cozier, yet just as productive for the fall.    Light a Fall-Scented Candle Nothing says fall like the smell of pumpkin spice, apples, and vanilla. No matter your choice of scent, working with a calming fragrance in the air can help [...continue reading]

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

  At BluTech, we are proud to bring awareness to all things related to eye health. This month is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, a time to spread the word about how people with diabetes can protect their vision. Help us spread the word by learning about diabetic eye disease and the educational resources people with diabetes can use to feel and see their best.   What is Diabetic Eye Disease?  Diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness [...continue reading]

4 Healthy Fall Habits You Should Try

  The fall season has arrived, and along with crunchy leaves on the ground and pumpkin-spiced flavors, this time of the year brings an opportunity to create new, healthy habits that you can carry with you into the new year. To help you feel inspired and ready to make this the best fall season yet, keep reading for our top healthy habits to try out.    Spend more time outside We’ve all been guilty of spending too much time on [...continue reading]

How to Reorganize Your Home for Fall

  We’re all familiar with spring cleaning, but fall is just as great of a season to declutter your home and prepare for the transition to cooler weather. Here are a few tips to start the fall cleaning process in your home, so you can enjoy the approaching holiday season in a more organized and relaxed way.   Clean out your closet The holidays often bring in new purchases or gifts, which often end up in an already full wardrobe. [...continue reading]

4 Ways to Celebrate Halloween This Year

  As Halloween approaches, it’s clear that things will be looking different this year. Many people will be wearing face masks on October 31 (and not just for trick-or-treating), it’s important to practice health and safety guidelines while celebrating Halloween. Here are three ways to have a spooktacular Halloween while protecting yourself and those around you. Have a Halloween Movie Marathon Nothing says Halloween like binge-watching your favorite scary movies and horror classics. For the ultimate movie night, grab some [...continue reading]

How to Avoid Digital Eye Strain While Working Behind Screens

  Anyone working behind a computer screen all day has likely experienced the negative impacts of blue light. From migraine attacks to digital eye strain, prolonged exposure to computer and smartphone screens. All of these have been shown to cause stress and tension to the body, starting with the eyes. So what is the best way to prevent digital eye strain while working at a computer?    According to experts, resting your eyes periodically can prevent straining them. Specifically, using [...continue reading]

The Significance of World Sight Day

  World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness for blindness and vision impairment. Held on the second Thursday of October, World Sight Day is all about educating, inspiring, and creating a conversation about eye health issues that are often overlooked.    This year, WSD lands on October 8, and many organizations like The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) are gearing up to support those with vision impairment and spread the word about research and [...continue reading]

Follow These Tips for a Stress-Free Workspace

  Does your workspace energize you to feel productive and focused? Or is it a cluttered mess of papers on a desk that makes you crane your neck and shoulders down? If it’s the latter, here are a few tips that can help transform your desk space into one that not only helps you get more done but also makes you feel good.    Keep it Simple The fewer files, objects, and clutter you have on your desk, the fewer [...continue reading]

How Much Time Should Your Child Spend in Front of Screens?

The accelerated rise of screen time has impacted many aspects of life. One, in particular, is parenting. With children exposed to engaging, and even addicted to games and content on social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok, there is a growing concern for how much screen time kids should have access to and how that time impacts their development.  Amid these concerns, the World Health Organization (WHO), created guidelines regarding screen time and physical activity for children under the age [...continue reading]

What You Should Know About Your Circadian Rhythm

  You've probably heard of the term "circadian rhythm" and know that it relates to your body's sleep cycle. However, to give you a better understanding of this concept, we're taking a closer look at how exactly the circadian rhythm works and everything you should know about yours.  In simple terms, your circadian rhythm is an internal clock that tells your body when to be awake and when it's time to sleep. This rhythm is controlled by a part of [...continue reading]

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