What is it?
Blue light is the short wavelength light of the visible light spectrum that makes up approximately 1/3 of all visible light. Blue light is generally defined as visible light ranging from 380-500 nanometers. Our main source of blue light is sunlight, however the number of indoor sources, being digital devices, is on the rise. Even though our eyes are good at blocking UV rays from reaching the retina, they are not very good at blocking out blue light. The effect of this exposure is cumulative and will vary depending on the total number of exposure hours.Read More
Whether you’re off on your holidays for a weekend ski trip to Banff, or to lay on a warm tropical beach, it is important to take along the right pair of sunglasses. But which tint should you choose?Read More
It’s that time again to check off the children’s school supply list. But what about a new pair of eyewear? We are often so busy running around preparing for the new school year that we forget about our eyes. An updated prescription will start the year off right; with perfect vision. Read More
Ultra violet (UV) light comes directly from the sun, but it is also reflected from the ground, water, snow, sand and other bright surfaces. While UV-A rays pass through the eye they impact on the health of the retina, UV-B rays are absorbed in the front half of the eye where they can cause damage. Read More