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The Ups and Downs of Blue Light

Blue light is found in both natural sunlight and artificial lighting that comes from everything like the lighting in our homes to the light emitted from Smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. The light spectrum is made up of many different wavelengths, with blue being just one of many. Altogether, these colors make up what scientists call “white light.” So why focus on blue light? The wavelengths closer to the blue end of the spectrum are shorter and emit more [...continue reading]

Why Isn’t Night Shift Enough?

The introduction of Apple’s Night Shift mode was made in one of the latest iOS system updates and then moved to Macs in 2017. The idea was to help reduce harmful blue light emitted by smart devices during the darker night hours, but it appears that it may not be helping much at all. How does it work? Night Shift mode works by dimming the screen to a warmer tone when triggered at a certain hour of the day. The [...continue reading]
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What is AMD?

Age-Related Macular Degeneration is a condition of the eyes that is the leading cause of vision loss in people ages 50 or over. Since February is National AMD Awareness month, here are some of the facts about AMD, and some great ways to help prevent it at a younger age. What does AMD affect? AMD affects the macula, which is a small spot in the center of the retina that helps us to see sharp and clear objects that are [...continue reading]

Should You Be Wearing Sunglasses Year Round?

We often think of sunglasses as being a warm-weather necessity, but there is plenty of research now suggesting that sunglasses should be an essential item in your bag or pockets year-round. Aside from looking great, sunglasses protect our eyes in many different ways, making them invaluable, even in cold weather. What are some the ways that sunglasses protect our eyes? Sunglasses protection is crucial to maintaining good eye health. Some of the benefits of sunglasses are: Keeping our eyes moisturized. [...continue reading]

Can a Computer be Addictive?

Addiction can take many forms, and people generally don’t associate the word with technology much. After all, our computers, tablets and smartphones have only improved our communications and daily lives, right? However, computer addiction is a very real affliction and can affect so many aspects of daily life that it becomes debilitating. What are the causes of computer addiction? Computer addiction can have several causes, but generally, people who become addicted to computers can become Anxious or depressed Lonely Dependent [...continue reading]


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