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blue light, children, circadian rhythm, neuroscience, sleep -

In a very recent article published by Stephen Walter of "The Telegraph" (U.K.),  three times as many children under 14 years of age are admitted to Hospitals for sleeping disorders than ten years ago. In many cases, technology may be the cause. Artificial Blue light emissions from smartphones, tablet computers, and computer monitors are not only resulting in eye stress (commonly referred to as Digital Eye Strain) but more importantly this high energy visible light may be activating Melanopsin, which in turn suppresses Melatonin production. The consequences may not only be normal sleep cycle disruption, but it may manifest in dire...

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amd, blue light, eye, ultraviolet light, vision -

Does the topic of “light” warrant a Blog? Surprisingly, light may be one of the more impactful issues affecting our health, both vision and physiological; so “light” warrants greater understanding.  We are of the opinion the best stories are true, that is, based on facts. One of the first facts we encountered was an issue the eyewear industry has overlooked or chose not to address; that Blue Light is more damaging than Ultraviolet light. Approximately six years ago we went in search of a differentiator for our products, and to us, the most important feature of sunglasses should be lens...

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