Have your eyes felt strained, tired, and even hot after a full day of working on your computer, laptop, phone, what have you? Chances are, the bright lights from your gadget screens are taking their toll on your peepers, we wouldn’t be surprised if you get a headache sometimes, too. Thing is, the blue light from our screens could be causing more than just fatigue and irritation.
According to the website Prevent Blindness: “Studies suggest that continued exposure to blue light over time couldlead to damaged retinal cells. This can cause vision problems like age-related macular degeneration.” This is an eye disease where in the center part of your retina, called the macula, gets damaged and can progressively result in blurry to dark area in the center of your vision. Imagine a having a dark spot in the middle of everything you look at—that’s likely what that would be like.
Now wearing screen protection glasses is one way prevent this from happening, especially since we are constantly on our devices or staring at the TV for long periods of time. These blue light blocking specs have a yellow tint or filter that cancel out the blue light to help reduce the exposure your eyes get.
Lucky for us, there are a number of options now available online for as low as P699. From pairs without any grade to enhanced prescription lenses, all you need to do is choose a style you like. Check out these online shops to find your perfect pair.
These iProtect glasses don’t have grade and come in a variety of plastic frames, from basic black to cool leopard. You can buy them at atoz.com.ph.
Sunnies Specs offers Screen-Safe lenses that block up to 90% of blue light. You can order a prescription pair with the blue-light protection for an additional P1000 on their website, or purchase grade-free ones in their Lazada store for P2999.
Vision Express carries some of your favorite designer frames like Tom Ford, Emporio Armani, Kenzo, Ray-Ban and more. You can order non- or prescription frames on their website with Blue Safe Digital Lenses (Japan-made technology that blocks 99.9% of UV light emitted by devices) for an additional P2000, and have them delivered to your home.