What Are Blue Light Blocking Glasses?

May 14, 2020

We’re spending time on our devices more than ever before, but like most, you might not be considering how much light you’re absorbing on a daily basis. So, what exactly is this harmful light we keep hearing about and how can you prevent exposure? After all, cutting down screen time is not a viable option for many of us.

Blue light consumption has been a hot topic lately and for good reason. It’s found in everything from sunlight to indoor lights, and if you’re reading this off of one of your smart devices, you’re exposing your eyes to blue light right now. Blue light is a portion of the visible light spectrum with the shortest wavelengths which means it produces high amounts of energy.

But why can it be dangerous? Too much of anything can be harmful and over consumption from our screens, especially at night, has been proven to interrupt your bodies natural body clock making it difficult to fall asleep. While there is no definitive answer on exactly how much blue light is safe to consume, it is believed long-term exposure can have some serious side effects.

But there are ways you can combat exposure and reduce the eye strain you may be feeling at night. Blue light glasses are designed to filter the harmful wavelengths in order to avoid circadian rhythm cycle disruption, meaning you can get a good night’s rest after using your smart devices for the duration of the day. Studies recommend wearing light filtering glasses 3-4 hours before bed to ensure a more restful sleep even if you don’t need glasses for seeing. Just Sunnies has got you covered through a range of blue light filtering glasses with stylish frames, so you’re always prepared to limit your exposure to blue light when you need to.

See Quay Australia’s range of fashionable styles featuring clear blue light lenses online at Just Sunnies. Becoming a huge topic in eyewear and eye health, we can expect to see more blue light technology from big names in the sunglasses industry. If you’d like you find out more about the range of blue light lens glasses and finding the perfect pair for you, our customer service team is happy to help.