Issues, Symptoms and Solutions
Digital devices and energy efficient light sources are linked to potential problems because they emit artificial Blue light that can result in issues and symptoms.
The following table identifies the issue, its symptoms and recommendation for TrueBlue lenses to provide relief.
The formal term for eye strain, commonly referred to as “Dry Eye” is Asthenopia.
- Two distinct mechanisms
- External Symptoms
- Internal symptoms
External “Dry eye” Symptoms
- Vision strain (accommodation, or vergence associated with CVS)
- Headache behind the eyes linked to vision stress
TrueBlue Lifestyle for minimal to moderate exposure to artificial Blue Light.
TrueBlue Pro for Moderate to prolonged exposure to artificial Blue Light.
There are several causes of migraine. TrueBlue technology may help with sensitivity to light (i.e. photosensitivity or photophobia).
- Pain on one or both sides of the head
- Throbbing or pulsating pain
- Sensitivity to light
- Eye pain
- Blurred vision
- Light headedness
TrueBlue Pro for occasional incidents of migraine, especially if triggered by light exposure.
TrueBlue SleepWell frequent incidents of migraine especially if triggered by light exposure.
Post Concussion Syndrome
- Sensitivity to light
- Headaches and or Migraines
- Lack of focus / concentration
- Personality change
TrueBlue SleepWell especially if there is photosensitivity or photophobia.
TrueBlue Sun Lenses for use outdoor in natural light exposure. These lenses incorporate a premium polarizing filter to reduce the impact of glare and veiled glare.
According to the American Optometric Association the most common symptoms associated with DES are eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes and pain in the neck and shoulders.1
1.American Optometric Association. Computer vision syndrome. 2017. Link Here (accessed 8 Mar 2018). Google Scholar
Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), Visual Fatigue (VF) and Digital Eye Strain (DES) are terms representing eye and vision-related symptoms recognised as a health problem for over 20 years.2,3
2.Dain SJ , McCARTHY AK , Chan-Ling T . Symptoms in VDU Operators. Optometry and Vision Science 1988;65:162–7.doi:10.1097/00006324-198803000-00004 Google Scholar
3. 2.↵Costanza MA . Visual and ocular symptoms related to the use of video display terminals. J Behav Optom 1994;5:31–6.Google Scholar