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Understanding Blue Light and Blue blocker glasses

In our modern, digital age, we are constantly exposed to blue light emitted from various devices such as smartphones, computers, mixed reality headsets, and LED lights. Blue light has a short wavelength and high energy, which can penetrate deep into the eye and cause potential harm over time. Prolonged exposure to blue light can lead to digital eye strain, disrupt sleep patterns, and even contribute to long-term eye health issues such as macular degeneration.

What Are Blue Blocker Glasses?

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Blue blocker glasses are fitted with specially designed lenses that filter out harmful blue light. These lenses, which can be incorporated into prescription and non-prescription glasses, provide a versatile solution for all visual needs. Essilor lenses, arguably the top lens brand in the world, are available at Real Eyes Optometry, offering a range of blue blocker glasses tailored to enhance your visual comfort

Benefits of Blue Blocker Glasses

1. Reducing Digital Eye Strain

One of the most immediate benefits of blue blocker glasses is reducing digital eye strain. Symptoms of digital eye strain include headaches, dry eyes, blurred vision, and neck and shoulder pain. By filtering out blue light, these lenses help alleviate these symptoms, allowing for more comfortable and prolonged use of digital devices.

2. Improving Sleep Quality

Blue light exposure, especially in the evening, can interfere with your body’s natural circadian rhythm by suppressing the production of melatonin, the hormone responsible for sleep. Wearing blue blocker lenses in the hours leading up to bedtime can help maintain your circadian rhythm and improve sleep quality [1].

3. Long-term Eye Health

Prolonged exposure to blue light has been linked to potential retinal damage and an increased risk of macular degeneration. Blue blocker lenses provide an added protection layer, helping safeguard your long-term eye health.

Choosing the Right Blue Blocker Lenses

When selecting blue blocker lenses, it is essential to consider your daily activities and visual needs. Here are some factors to keep in mind:

  1. Screen Time: If you spend more than six hours a day in front of digital screens, investing in high-quality blue-blocker lenses can significantly improve your comfort and productivity.
  2. Prescription Needs: Your spectacle prescription will determine the type of lenses you need. Consult with your optometrist to find the best option for your specific vision requirements.

Lifestyle and Aesthetics: Choose frames that match your personal style and daily activities. At REO, we offer a wide range of frames to suit different preferences and lifestyles.

Blue Blocker Glasses at REO

At Real Eyes Optometry, we understand that each individual has unique visual needs, which is why we offer a variety of blue blocker glasses packages to suit different prescriptions and preferences.

Package 1Blue Blockers lenses with name brand frames
Essilor prescription blue blocker lenses
Essilor non-prescription blue blocker lenses
$200 – Ray bans
$400 – Gucci and Saint Laurent

*Please note that these prices are approximate

Package 1: Prescription Blue Blocker Lenses and Prices

Our prescription blue blocker lenses are customized based on your specific spectacle prescription. Here’s a breakdown of how we determine the appropriate lenses for you:

  1. Low Index Lenses for Low Prescriptions: For individuals with low prescription powers, we recommend low-index lenses. These lenses are less expensive but still provide excellent blue light protection and visual clarity. They are ideal for those who require minimal vision correction but spend significant time in front of digital screens.
  2. High Index Lenses for High Prescriptions: For individuals with higher prescription powers, high-index lenses are necessary. These lenses are thinner and lighter, providing greater comfort and aesthetics. High-index lenses cost more due to their advanced material and manufacturing process, but they offer superior visual performance and blue light protection for those with stronger prescriptions.

Package 1: Non-Prescription Blue Blocker Lenses

For those who do not require vision correction but still want to benefit from blue light protection, we offer non-prescription blue blocker lenses. These lenses are available in a variety of stylish frames, allowing you to enjoy both fashion and function. Non-prescription blue blocker lenses are perfect for individuals who spend a lot of time using digital devices for work or leisure and want to reduce digital eye strain and improve sleep quality.

Taking care of your eyes with the best lenses and frames is essential for maintaining optimal eye health, especially with the increased exposure to screens. Here are some high-quality blue blocker lenses and glasses recommendations:

Package 2: Prescription Blue Blocker Lenses and Name-brand Frames

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  1. Essilor Lenses: Renowned for their advanced Blue UV™ Filter system, Essilor lenses provide superior protection against blue light, ensuring clear vision and reduced eye strain. These lenses are ideal for everyday use, whether you’re at work or play.
  2. Ray-Ban Blue Blocker Glasses: Combining classic style with modern technology, Ray-Ban offers blue blocker lenses in their iconic frames. These glasses are priced at approximately $200 and provide both aesthetic appeal and eye protection.
  3. Gucci and Saint Laurent Blue Blocker Glasses: For those looking to invest in luxury eyewear, Gucci and Saint Laurent offer blue blocker glasses that marry high fashion with functionality. These premium glasses are available for around $400, offering top-tier protection and style.

Treat yourself to the best lenses and frames, ensuring your eyes are protected and you look great while doing so.

Utilizing BC Health Benefits for Blue Blocker Glasses

At Real Eyes Optometry, we understand the importance of protecting your vision, especially in our digital age. If you have a prescription for blue blocker glasses, you can utilize your BC benefits to cover the cost. The BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) provides coverage for routine eye exams and prescription eyewear, making it easier to invest in high-quality blue blocker glasses that reduce eye strain and improve visual comfort. Visit us today to find out how you can maximize your benefits and safeguard your eye health with blue blocker lenses

Visit us to explore our range of blue blocker lenses and find the perfect pair to enhance your visual comfort and protect your eye health. Our experienced optometrists are here to help you make the best choice for your unique vision needs.

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