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BLUE LIGHT AND THE HEALTH OF YOUR EYES

 

What you need to know about protecting your vision from harmful blue-violet radiation

WHAT IS BLUE LIGHT?

Blue light is part of the visible light spectrum. Evidence shows that part of this spectrum, known as blue-violet light, is harmful...

WHERE IS BLUE LIGHT FOUND?

Sources of blue light include sunshine, digital screens (TVs, computers, laptops, smart phones and tablets), fluorescent and LED lighting....

HOW BLUE LIGHT AFFECTS US

Most of us spend an ever-increasing number of our waking hours staring at a digital screen, from first thing in the morning until late at night....

BLUE LIGHT AND DIGITAL EYESTRAIN

Nearly 70% of adults who use digital screens experience symptoms of digital eyestrain, but most do nothing to lessen their discomfort – mainly due to lack of knowledge....

BLUE LIGHT AND MACULAR DEGENERATION

There’s growing medical evidence that blue light exposure contributes to the death of macular cells in the retina, as happens in age-related macular degeneration, leading to partial or total loss of vision...

ESSILOR’S RESEARCH ON BLUE VIOLET LIGHT

Essilor (the global brand who owns Crizal) had a partnership with Paris Vision Institute in 2008 and their directive was to find the bands of visible light that were the most harmful to the eyes....