Do I Need Blue-Light-Filtering Glasses?

Many glasses retailers claim that eyeglasses with special blue-light-blocking filters can improve sleep, reduce digital eye strain, and prevent eye disease. However, it is not necessary to purchase expensive glasses to achieve these goals

Here are some facts about blue light and our eyes:

Digital eye strain is caused by staring at our devices. It causes symptoms of dry eyes, blurry vision, tearing, and headache. When using devices, we often forget to blink, which dries out our eyes and causes the symptoms we associate with eye strain.

In order to decrease digital eye strain and improve sleep quality:

Instead of purchasing expensive blue-light-filtering glasses, try the tips above to reduce eye strain. Check out our blog on dry eye treatment if you are suffering from dry eye symptoms.

To schedule a consultation with Dr. David Fuerst or Dr. Nicole Fuerst at Fuerst Eye Center, contact the office in Glendale or West Covina, California, by phone or online today.

 

 

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