Everything you should know about Bluelight, with damages and how to protect your eyes!
Researchers aren’t exactly sure why exposure to blue light at night seems to have such detrimental effects on our health, but it is known that exposure to light suppresses the secretion of melatonin and lower melatonin levels might explain the association with different types of health problems. For More info, see also Blue Light – are your eyes overexposed?
FIGURES TURN BLUE!
Strain is normally caused by the distance between the eyes and a digital screen.
Researchers have proven that an alarming percentage of about 74% of teens aged 12-17 access the web media on a mobile, tablet and other devices at least occasionally*
A report by U.S centers for disease control and prevention stipulated that 15% of teens have at least 4 hours of exposure to TV daily*, when some add up an additional 4 hours of computer usage to it; that too ignoring smartphones exposure.
Also 73% of Millennials (adults in their 20s) report symptoms of digital eye strain*.
Digital eye strain is the physical eye discomfort felt by many individuals after 2 or more hours in front of a digital screen. According to the vision council report, 32.8% of digital devices users experience eye strain*. However digital geeks often experience other symptoms such as blurred vision, dry eyes and even headache.
EVEN WORKING ADULTS ARE OVEREXPOSED!
Nearly 70% of adults who report regular usage of media devices experienced some symptoms of digital eye strain, but many did nothing to lessen their discomfort mainly due to lack of knowledge*
Who needs protection from blue light exposure? We all do. Everyone needs to take precautions against the effects of blue light. Whether we work in an office or spend hours staring at a computer screen or texting on our cell phones, we are all being exposed to blue light.
*Source: 2016 DIGITAL EYE STRAIN REPORT, the Vision Council
‘’We are ever ready to help you fight the nuisance of blue light. Come to us and let us work together for a better vision! ‘’– your eye-care partner.