Many of you may have seen the CBC Marketplace segment which aired last week about blue light-blocking glasses for electronic screen use. Hidden cameras were used at various optical chain stores where the salespeople claimed that blue light from computer screens causes eye disease like age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and skin cancer.
Here are the facts about blue-light and our recommendations for blue-light protective glasses:
So what do we recommend for our patients? At MVO our advice about blue-light protective lenses has not changed. Here it is:
At MVO, protection of your vision is our #1 priority and we remain committed to bringing you the best recommendation for your specific situation, based on the latest evidence-based data. Please feel free to ask one of our doctors at your next visit if you have any further questions about the benefits of blue-light blocking glasses.