If you suffer from eye strain, blue light glasses can help. Blue light glasses can help those that find their eyes getting tired from too much screen time, as well as those who have dry eyes and have trouble sleeping. Not just a practical tool, these glasses can also be a fashion accessory in their own right. With so many glasses frames to choose from, there’s a style to suit every personality and face shape.
Feel Good Contacts sell affordable blue filter glasses, and the ordering process couldn’t be easier. Save up to 40% on an extensive range of high-quality designer frames. If you’re a new customer, you can get 10% off your first order or a student discount of 16% off if you’re in full-time education. You can also earn reward points on every single order as well as 5% off every order with Auto-Replenish.
The best blue light glasses can be found at Feel Good Contacts. These glasses have gained popularity over recent years due to the increasing usage of digital devices, gaming can also contribute to eye strain. Both adults and children spend more hours a day looking at monitors and smartphones. We explain what blue lens glasses are and the ways in which they are beneficial.
Buying Anti-blue light glasses couldn’t be easier. At Feel Good Contacts, the process is fast and simple.
01Choose the frames you want-we have a range of designer brands to choose from.
02Select ‘Buy with Blue Light Lenses’.
03Choose what you will use your glasses for, reading, distance, intermediate or non-prescription.
04Enter your prescription or select 'send later'.
05Choose your lens package and coating.
Alternatively, you can shop any of the frames on this page and an automatic blue light filter will be included in your order.
What are blue light glasses?
Blue light blocking glasses have been specially designed with lenses to filter out and block the unwanted hight-energy visible (HEV) blue light given off from digital screens. Wearing blue light glasses can help reduce the effects of exposure to blue light.
Rays on the blue end of the light spectrum are high energy and have the shortest wavelengths. Therefore, the light gets scattered into other directions causing haze and blur on screens, making it difficult to focus. This can lead to digital eye strain and fatigue.
Do blue light glasses really work?
Whilst blue light glasses block harmful blue light, other precautions can be taken to further prevent eye issues caused by digital screens.
Many eye problems caused by digital screens fall under a condition which we refer to as Computer Vision Syndrome. They result from constantly shifting your focus while looking at the screen and are also caused by the glare and contrast.
What else can I do to reduce eye strain?
The Vision Council, a body representing the optical industry, recommends using glasses with blue light protection to reduce eye strain. However, in addition to wearing blue ray glasses, below are some tips on how to reduce the symptoms of eye strain.
More tips for preventing eye strain and irritation
Practice the 20-20-20 rule – this rule states that you should take a break of at least 20 secs, every 20 mins and look at least 20 feet into the distance
Keep your eyes lubricated throughout the day with eye drops
Sit an arm’s length from your screen to prevent eye strain
You can also lower the screen so that your eyes are not so widely open. This will prevent dry eye as when looking down, your eyes are slightly hooded which protects the tear film from evaporating
Blink regularly – this will help replenish your eye’s own tears and prevent dry eye
Adjust the settings on your monitor – the brightness of your screen should match the brightness of your surroundings and the text size and contrast should be easy to read. You can also adjust the colour temperature on your monitor to reduce blue light
Adjust the room lighting – using proper lighting around your computer and make sure there is no shadowy areas or glare from lamps
If you’re a contact lenses wearer, you may experience worsened symptoms of irritation and dryness. It’s Important to try and give your eyes a break by wearing glasses from time to time. You can also consider silicone hydrogel contact lenses as they allow more oxygen to reach the eye compared to standard hydrogel lenses.
Do blue light glasses help with eye strain?
Yes, blue light glasses help minimise the digital eye strain put on by looking at screens all day.
Blue light reduces our production of melatonin (sleep hormone) which help us sleep at night. Inevitably, this causes us to stay awake longer at night and excessively stare at our screens. This will not only disrupt our sleep cycle but also lead to eye strain. For this reason, you will find computer glasses with blue light lenses can help with both sleep and digital eye strain.
What are the benefits of blue light glasses?
Blue light glasses are the modern-day protection for your eyes against digital screens. We've put together a list on how they can help you on a day-to-day basis.
Wearing blue light glasses may reduce the effects of:
You might need blue light filter glasses if you are overly exposed to digital blue light. The primary source of blue light is emitted from the sun and by artificial sources such as digital screens and modern lighting. It’s the blue light from digital devices that can impact our eyes. So, if you spend a lot of time in front of your phone, tablet or computer screen, blue light glasses might be the answer to reduce eye strain and optimise your visual comfort.
Here are a few signs that you might need blue light glasses:
You have headaches
You have eye strain
You have eye-fatigue
You have trouble sleeping
You spend hours in front of digital devices
Can you get prescription glasses with blue light filter?
Yes, you can get blue light blocking lenses for your prescription glasses. During the manufacturing process of your lenses, a special coating will be applied to block the blue light.
Prescription blue light glasses are affordable at Feel Good Contacts. All our frames at Feel Good Contacts can be customised with blue light blocking lenses. Our blue light blocking lenses are scratch-resistant with a special multi-layered anti-glare coating applied which features 100% UVA and UVB protection. This will help reduce unwanted reflections and provide improved visual comfort and contrast.
Can you wear blue light glasses all day?
Anti-Blue light glasses can be worn all day and are safe to wear. There’s a common misconception that the lenses cannot be worn all the time. However, this is not correct.
Those who wear glasses can get blue light lenses with their corrective prescription and wear all the time to help them see. We recommend taking regular breaks from digital devices if you spend most of your day in front of screens.
If you have any questions or would like more advice on blue light, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.
Standard Lens Vs Blue Reflect Lens
Standard lenses for glasses do not filter out blue light. A blue reflect lens will stop some of the blue light from reaching your eyes, therefore reducing symptoms of digital eye strain or cyber sickness. Blue reflect lenses are perfect for:
Reducing eye strain
Do I need blue light glasses even though I don’t have a prescription?
Whether you have a prescription or not, everyone can benefit from protection against blue rays, especially if you spend a lot of time on your smartphone or staring at a computer screen. We sell blue light glasses with prescription and without prescription.
How much do blue light lenses cost?
You can buy prescription blue light glasses UK for just £29 at Feel Good Contacts.
Are blue light lenses an option for any glasses I purchase at Feel Good Contacts?
Absolutely, you can select blue light lenses before you checkout.
Do blue light lenses have a tint to them?
Blue light lenses come with a slight yellow tint and you may also notice a blue reflection on the lenses. For this reason, they are not a suitable choice for those who need to see colour accurately such as graphic designers and architects.
Are there different types of blue light glasses?
Anti blue light glasses with clear lenses block up to 40% of blue light. Lenses that are coloured either yellow or orange can filter up to 65% of blue light, although wearing these glasses may affect your colour perception, so they are best suited for wearing in front of digital screens.
Can blue light glasses cause headaches?
There is no evidence to suggest that wearing blue light lenses will cause headaches. Some often experience headaches when their glasses prescription has changed. As they adjust to their new prescription, headaches can be a temporary side effect.
Do blue light glasses help with dizziness?
Dizziness can be a symptom of too much screen time. Wearing blue light blocking glasses can help to reduce symptoms of cyber sickness and dizziness.