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Growing health and wellness concern over blue light exposure from digital devices.

A growing body of evidence is pointing to potential eye damage from our ever-increasing exposure to the higher energy blue-violet light emitted from our electronic devices.

Attached is a link to a well written blog entitled

7 things you can do right now to protect your vision

It’s written by someone who, like many of us, spend hours a day looking at one type of digital device or another.  I’m not sure I agree 100% with the part about dimming the lights, but I otherwise think she has some solid recommendations backed up by scientific studies.

We’ve begun prescribing lens treatments that can filter out a portion of the blue light spectrum.  We hope it’s a protective feature that will help our patients maintain healthy eyes for years to come!