Favorite Frame Styles: Finding The Right Glasses For You

Glasses have evolved over time, from small spectacle style frames to the large aviator-style frames of the 80s, fashion has continuously evolved. When it comes to choosing your glasses style, you must consider not just what is the current trend, but what works best for you. If you are only needing the glasses for reading, you may choose a lighter-weight frame that you keep on your nightstand. If you are wearing blue light blocking glasses to work all day in, [...continue reading]

How Do Blue Light Glasses Work?

Have you ever gotten a headache after staring at your computer screen for too long? Have you ever had trouble falling asleep at night after scrolling on your phone before bed? Both of these scenarios could be caused by overexposure to blue light from your electronic devices.  As our daily exposure to blue light continues to increase because of LED lighting commonly used, to increased average screen time, the negative effects of blue light is becoming more clear.  Too Much [...continue reading]

Remote Work Must-Haves

More than half the workforce is currently remote, and prior to the pandemic, this was not the case. This means that many have had to adapt to this new workstyle within the past year. Remote work has many benefits such as the freedom to live where you want, or the ability to take a break to walk your dog midday.  Remote work is here to stay for many, as many companies have reported they plan to stay remote, despite originally [...continue reading]

Screen Time Usage Is Through The Roof

Our screen time usage has skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic. Americans now average 4 hours per day just on their phone and are spending 12 hours connected to media, according to Nielsen’s latest study.  The younger generations are spending the most time on their phone and older are watching TV. Overall, all Americans are spending more time than ever before sitting in front of screens or scrolling their screens.  What does this mean? Most non-essential businesses have moved [...continue reading]

3 Tips for Better Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important factors to overall health and wellness that is often overlooked. During your sleep cycle, your body is healing itself and preparing your mind and body for another day. Sleep issues are common and there can be so many reasons as to why it is difficult to sleep or why people still wake up feeling tired.  Here are 3 tips for better sleep:  1. Get into a consistent sleep routine - even on weekends [...continue reading]

Does my child need blue light glasses?

Many adults question whether or not they need blue light glasses, let alone their children. According to the AACAP, children ages 8 to 12 years of age are using screens 4-6 hours a day, and teenagers are spending up to 9 hours on a screen. Remote learning will increase these averages, and if your child is doing remote learning, it is a good idea to get them blue light eye protection.  Blue light is everywhere  Our exposure to blue light [...continue reading]

What Causes Eye Twitch?

Eye twitch, also known as a blepharospasm, is when your eyelid blinks quickly and you are not controlling it. It is not painful, but this twitch can be disruptive and bothersome. It can last for a few seconds or happen recurring every few minutes. Eye twitches are not harmful and usually do not require any doctor intervention, but sometimes they can cause your eyes to shut completely and reopen which can be very bothersome since you are not controlling it.  [...continue reading]

No Screens At Night: Should I Enforce This Rule In My Household?

It is common practice to unwind after a long day in bed and scroll through social media, play Candy Crush, read the latest news articles, or check your emails one last time before hitting the hay. Right before going to sleep, we set our phone alarm and finally roll over for sleep. Then falling asleep isn’t always so easy. You are exhausted though, so why can’t you fall asleep?  This common trend of experiencing insomnia has continually increased over the [...continue reading]

Feb 4 World Cancer Day: What To Know About Eye Cancer

February 4 is world cancer day, so to contribute and raise awareness, we have decided to share some facts on eye cancer. Eye cancer is not a common disease, however; the American Cancer Society predicts that there will be 3,320 new cancers (mainly melanomas) will be discovered in the US and 400 deaths.    There are two types of eye cancer. There is primary eye cancer, which is where the disease starts in the eye. Then, there is secondary eye [...continue reading]

Tips To Avoid Eye Strain

Almost everyone has experienced eye strain at some point, whether or not they realize it. It can happen from staring at your textbook for too long when studying for an exam, or from a long road trip of hours of your eyes focused on the road ahead.  Eye Strain has become more common than ever before thanks to our digital era. Thanks to widespread use of computers, tablets, and cell phones, eye strain caused by digital devices has become a [...continue reading]

How Light Therapy Helps With Seasonal Depression

We just passed the winter equinox, which means we are in the shortest period of daylight in the entire year. Many of us are waking up before the sun rises and not even done with work or school as the sun is setting. These short daytime hours have us feeling tired and feeling like it's 10pm, not 5pm. Reduced daylight hours can affect everyone different, but with less sunlight we are inevitably getting less vitamin D.  Less vitamin D intake, [...continue reading]

How Do I Know If I Need Blue Light Glasses

Have you ever experienced eye twitching after staring at your computer for over 8 hours? Have your eyes ever hurt or felt strained, causing you to get a headache? Humans are now falling asleep to blue light and then waking up and immediately exposing their eyes once again. This happens when you fall asleep watching TV or scrolling through your phone, and in the morning immediately checking your phone for notifications when you wake up.  It’s become our natural habit, [...continue reading]


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