Although this lens technology has been around since the 1960s, blue light-filtering glasses have only been widely available since the early 2000s. Originally invented to protect the eyes of Apollo astronauts, blue light glasses block short-wavelength, high-energy light rays that basic UV protection does not. These specialty lenses are currently offered in both plain and… Continue reading Should You Use Blue Light Glasses?
Basking in the sun is one of the great joys of summer. However, indulge your inner sun worshipper without wearing sunglasses and you may wind up regretting it. Just like your skin, your eyes are extremely sensitive to the sun’s UV rays. In fact, overexposure to UV light can lead to a range of eye… Continue reading The Eye-Health Guide to Sunglasses
Cataracts, the gradual, progressive clouding of eye lenses, are a common condition of aging. Your eye’s lens is positioned right behind the colored part of the eyeball. Although a cataract can occur and progress in different ways, all cases eventually interfere with normal vision. Left untreated, cataracts can block vision entirely. In most cases, both… Continue reading Cataract Lens Options