Bluelight is one of the spectra of colours. It’s naturally occurring from the sun and is also emitted artificially from our digital devices and some lights, such as LED.
Today we reach for digital devices more than ever. Long hours of blue light exposure is thought to be harmful to your eyes, causing a condition called digital eye strain (also called computer eye strain or computer vision syndrome) and retinal damage.
Screen time seems to be all the time for some of us. It’s probably no surprise if you’re feeling the effects of eye strain, especially if you work in front of a computer screen all day.
65% of digital device users experience digital eye strain symptoms (Vision Council), and although eye strain can be uncomfortable and irritating, the good news is that it isn’t permanent or severe. Eye strain will disappear once you allow your eyes to rest or take precautions to protect our eyes, like wearing blue light lenses. The five eye issues that can be prevented by wearing blue light lenses include: