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October 12, 2021

What are the Technologies Used to Protect us from Blue Light?


Blue light emission that reaches our eyes has increased in recent years. The sun does emit blue light but is not that harmful to our eyes; however, technological advancements and our dependence on digital screens have made this absorption of blue light by our eyes harmful phenomena. The primary reason it is so harmful is that it causes eye strain and can cause many sleeping disorders in the long run. As the world is getting more and more digitised, it falls on us to take the necessary steps to protect our eyes from the long term effects of long hours of blue light absorption.

Many Technologies have come up to combat this problem. You want to keep your eyes healthy. You may want to look at these Technologies and implement a few of them in your life to keep your eyes safe. 

Some Amazing Things that You can Purchase to Protect

·        Smart light with blue light protection

Most bulbs you buy from the market give off a crisp cool white light, which means this bulb emits a significant amount of blue light. It is precisely this light that you need to avoid, especially for your bedroom. The bedroom is the place where you relax and unwind. Unfortunately, the harmful effects of blue light can be detrimental to your sleep as well.

Purchasing a smart light whose light you will be able to adjust according to your requirements is the best bet. These smart lights have unique settings for blocking the blue light. In addition, there are special modes where you can set it to illuminate your room with a warm and soft glow. These modes are pretty strong to illuminate your entire room properly and cut down the emission of blue light up to 95%. 

·        Protective screen with blue light filter for your electronic devices. 

We are aware that the most significant source of blue light for our eyes is our electronic devices. You will find that many companies are offering brilliant screen protectors with multipurpose abilities. Screen protectors are not just there to protect your device when you drop your tablet or phone by mistake, or your pet scratches them. 

These screen protectors are extra special as they also offer to protect your eyes from the damaging blue light from the screens. These screen protectors are made with industry-leading impact technology along with an invisible blue light shield. Make set filter out the harmful blue light before it can leave the screen to reach your eyes. You do not need to worry as the Technology utilized to create the screens makes sure the actual colour of the image will never be altered. 

·        Blue Light filter glasses

There are many blue light filter glasses available online for you to purchase. These are not at all costly and can be purchased by even people who wear any prescription glasses. These blu light filter glasses can be purchased over the counter and even from e-commerce websites. However, to ensure you receive quality products, you should get them from a proper eyewear store. 

Those already wearing Trendy eyeglasses can go to the doctor and choose blue light filter lenses instead. Of course, these lenses will cost a little bit more than your regular fibre optic glass lenses. However, before, it will be what the money is in the long run, as you will significantly notice a change. If you spend a lot of time in front of devices, you will notice that you get a lot of headaches. Your prescription glasses with a blue light filter lens fitted will considerably help with the eye strain and reduce your headache. 


These are just some of the few Technologies available that filter out blue light before it can reach your eyes from different devices. There are many options available out there; however, choose the certified products so that you fall into the schemes of unscrupulous companies that offer cheap products in the name of blue light filter screens. It doesn't matter if you have to spend a little extra money on this Technology.

This will save you a lot of money in the long run that will be spent on going to the eye doctor if the blue light emission that reaches your eyes continues. Keep in mind that prevention is better than cure; purchasing a blue light filter Technology now is much better than fixing its problems in the long run. 

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