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Important FACTS to know about Blue Light!

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Did you know that sunlight is made up of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet light?

"When combined, it becomes the white light we see. Each of these has a different energy and wavelength. Rays on the red end have longer wavelengths and less energy. On the other end, blue rays have shorter wavelengths and more energy. Light that looks white can have a large blue component, which can expose the eye to a higher amount of wavelength from the blue end of the spectrum."

Did you know Blue Light has Benefits?

Blue Light is NEEDED for our health! It helps cognitive function, alertness, memory and even your MOOD! A deficiency in blue light exposure can contribute to myopia/nearsightedness.

Too much Blue Light exposure can cause Digital Eye Strain and Retina Damage.

To reduce Blue light exposure come into our office ask us about getting a pair of glasses with Blue Light protection!

You also can reduce YOUR screen time on the TV/COMPUTER ;)

Have more questions? Give us a call: 617.387.1904