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How Blue Light Blocking Glasses Can Benefit You

For the past couple of decades, more and more people spend a considerable amount of their time sitting in front of an electronic screen. While these products provide entertainment and make us more productive, there are some downsides as well. One negative is that we are taking in much more blue light than ever before. One option to consider with your eye doctor is to get a pair of blue light blocking glasses as they can benefit you in several ways.

Blue Light Blocking Glasses Can Make Eyes Feel Better

One benefit of these glasses is that they can make your eyes feel better. When you sit in front of a computer screen for too long, the blue light that is emitted can put a lot of strain on your eyes. This can cause eye strain, which could make your eyes uncomfortable and can even cause tension headaches. When you have these glasses, it can help to reduce the strain and discomfort that you feel.

Better Sleep Habits

One disadvantage of using electronics late at night is that the blue light is a high-frequency light that can make you feel awake and alert, even late at night when you should be tired. Unfortunately, there are situations when using these devices late is a necessity. In these situations, having the blue light blocking glasses could be a good option as they will block this light. This can help you to feel better and get more rest.

Contact Us to See if Blue Light Blocking Glasses are Right for You

If you believe that these glasses are a good option for you, it is important to see an eye doctor as soon as you can. For those that are in the Southwest Calgary area, coming to Southwood Eyecare is a great option. When you come here, you can receive optometry care and attention that will include a full eye and vision assessment to determine whether you should get these glasses. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and receive a full evaluation.

Written by Dr. Shmyla Chaudhery

Dr. Shmyla Chaudhery was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Manitoba and later completed the Doctor of Optometry program at Illinois College of Optometry graduating with Magna Cum Laude honours. Dr. Chaudhery is also a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society and the Tomb and Key Honor Fraternity. She has experience with pediatric eye exams, ocular disease, specialty contact lenses, and vision therapy. During her spare time, she enjoys playing badminton and spending time with her husband and kids.
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