We depend entirely on screens for education, work, and entertainment, but the artificial blue light emitted from our devices can harm our eyes. Due to the steady increase in screen time, blue light exposure cases have grown at an alarming rate.
Blue light is a high-energy, visible light with a relatively short wavelength and, thus, has more energy. While blue light emitted from natural resources (such as the sun) is safe, the blue light emitted from fluorescent screens such as TVs, computers, and smartphones can cause harm through extensive use.
The adverse effects reported include eye strain and pain, headaches, and exhaustion - all of which can contribute to bad posture. These symptoms are more common among phone users, laptop users, and gamers. Moreover, exposure to blue light can interfere with our circadian cycle (our sleep/wake pattern), resulting in poor sleep quality.
The Kilala Anti-Blue Light Lens was developed to protect your eyes from these unnatural sources of blue light and provides the following benefits:
- Minimizes Eye Strain
Working on a computer or smartphone all day can lead to problematic eye strain. The light-sensitive tissue in the rear of our eyes can become irritated by bright blue light. Anti-Blue Light lenses help to minimize eye fatigue and its side effects, such as headaches and blurred vision. Kilala lenses also help to protect against dry and itchy eyes, another common symptom of blue light exposure.
2.Reduces the Risk of Disease
Research suggests that the soft tissues are damaged when blue light penetrates the retina. This can lead to age-related macular (the central part of the retina) degeneration, resulting in weak eyesight or even blindness. Anti-blue light lenses prevent such penetration and slow the process; in some cases, it even diminishes the damage.
Blue light reduces the amount of melatonin - the chemical that signals to your body that it’s time to sleep - that the brain generates. Experts advise shutting off gadgets that emit blue light at least two hours before bed. Increased exposure to blue light late in the day can significantly impact our normal circadian rhythms. In today’s hectic world, that’s not always possible, so Kilala developed anti-blue light lenses to help reduce the harmful impact of late-night working, watching, and browsing.
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