Whether you’re working hitting those deadlines, or catching up with your Kindle reading list, or always on a Zoom call, there’s a high chance that you spend A LOT of time staring at screens.
Every minute spent in front of a device without eye strain protection impacts the long-term health of your eyes. While any health professional recommends taking a lot of breaks and looking out the window every 20 minutes, that’s not always the most efficient (or easy to remember) way to get rid of that digital eye strain. A pair of blue light blocking glasses is the best way to combat the time spent in front of any screen.
If you started your research for the best in computer or blue light glasses, protective computer eyewear can usually look quite.. bland.
So we’re here to give you the best blue light blocking glasses fashion edit! Lenses are clear — no yellow or purple tint — which makes these ideal for anybody who uses their screens to look at color.
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Blue Light Glasses Explained: How Do They Work?
Depending on the technology, blue light filters can remove between 50 and 100 percent of the harmful high energy visible (HEV) light. This filter only lets the light which is beneficial for proper vision pass through the lens. More precisely, the lenses protect your eyes from glare and can help reduce potential damage to your retina from prolonged exposure to blue light.
There are also many benefits to wearing blue light glasses.
Too much blue light can make your brain excessively alert, leading to trouble falling asleep and daytime tiredness. With blue light glasses, you can use luminous screens without having to worry about messing up your body’s internal clock and be sure to get a good night’s rest .
They Alleviate Eye Strain – If you’ve ever experienced sore eyes and headaches, you definitely know how harmful blue light can be. Wearing blue light glasses can prove very effective.
Some blue light glasses have a yellow tint, while others look clear. Is the yellow tint necessary? Typically, lenses that look more yellowed tend to filter more blue light than their clearer counterparts. But it’s not necessarily to use blue light glasses with yellow tinted lenses.
Can blue light glasses be worn all the time?
The blue light coating is subtle and accommodates most vision correction levels, so the answer is yes. You can wear blue light glasses all day and experience no adverse effects whatsoever.
Thinking of shielding your vision from damaging blue rays with our Rx computer lenses? Pair them with your designer frame of choice. You can actually fit any of our frames with the Vint & York Eyefend Blue Blocking lenses . You can see here how they really work.
From the most lightweight, stylish, durable and comfortable frames we’ve rounded up our picks for the best blue light blocking glasses :
1.The Best Blue Light Glasses for Every Day Use
You’ll be wearing your blue light blocking glasses for part of the day, so it’s important that they are as comfortable as possible and also fit perfectly with your style. If you’re not used to wearing glasses, we recommend lightweight frames that you won’t feel throughout the day or clear frames glasses that give you a fresh modern look.
The KEEN glasses are very easy to wear and they’re a great frame option for both men and women. They complement almost any complexion and look good on almost any face shape. Paired with our blue light filtering lenses, you will be in the clear with any blue light.
Check out the KEEN frames, ready for all your screen time activity.
Ready to step in a Zoom meeting or chat via Hangouts? Put on the RITZY frames and give that no-makeup look an instant chic vibe. Working on your computer will mean you need a lot of eye area protected, so these oversized frames do a fine job of protecting your eyesight. They’re also very comfortable and lightweight, so you’ll forget you’re wearing them and focus on doing your best work.
Work, read, explore and also feel comfortable while doing all that with The Roosevelt frames . A lightweight frame, a keyhole nose bridge and monochromatic styling make this everlasting look perfect for both men and women.
2. The Most Budget-Friendly Blue Light Glasses
How does $144 include frames and lenses and free shipping sound? Because this is the category for it.
These retro-cool Spiffy frame s make quality frames so approachable. The inexpensive blue light frames come in fancy colors like the hip green tortoise shell or the nude beige transparent for a shot of a little something different.
These O rchid frames give you style and substance and you won’t feel like you have to put up makeup for your Zoom meeting. In the ‘20s, “orchid” was a reference to an expensive item – at Vint & York, they just look expensive.
If you don’t want to break the bank, another stylish, cool and budget friendly pair of blue light glasses is the Big Six . What makes them even better is that they are easy to match with any outfit and they are suitable for almost any face shape.
3. The Most Stylish Blue Light Glasses
Who said that blue light blocking glasses should not be stylish? Keep your style in check and be ready to impress and express good vibes around you no matter if you are working from home or at the office.
The honey brown bejeweled ADELINE frames , these elegant cat eye frames with Swarovski will make for a flashy appearance and add an elegant touch to any outfit. If you opt for simple or minimalistic outfits, Adeline glasses are the perfect choice to take any look to the next level or simply to feel stylish when working at home.
Or you can make a statement appearance with a pair of scarlet red SHOW-OFFs that will brighten any mood. These glamorous oversized glasses are sure to make you look like a star.
4. The Best Lightweight Blue Light Glasses
One of the most important qualities of the best blue light glasses is to be comfortable. Our glasses frames are made from lightweight materials making them more comfortable to wear and improving their fit. The blue light glasses do their job without you even noticing them.
Improve your productivity and creativity by rocking a pair of lightweight BIG TIMER frames to help you navigate all your tasks eye strain free. Keep your office look clean and professional straight from your homely office or cozy living room.
The new FIJI specs are another pick for the wire frames trend that will help you pull off that clean and sharp look you are ready to claim. Make sure you protect your eyes while delivering in time all your tasks and making those deadlines. Pick the lightweight titanium FIJI frame for a classic look!
5. The Best Readers with Blue Light Protection
Loving your me time , with your Kindle next to a cup of coffee or tea? So are we! Use the right eye protection indoors to prevent your eyes from getting weary after surfing the web all day long.
Maybe the classic hardcopy is not your cup of tea and your reading pages are mainly electronic so you need to protect your eyes from the harmful blue light. Make yourself comfortable with a pair of MADISON and continue your kindle docs or your pdfs styling a slim silhouette frame with sleek cat-eye elements.
Readers have never been so trendy! Blue light blocking glasses are perfect when you want to discover a new mystery, go on a wild adventure or find ideas on how to live your best life, but doing all this reading from a phone or Kindle. Choose SOHO frames and make reading your new favorite hobby!
More blue light glasses styles
Want a pair of designer Rx computer glasses to shield your eyes from bad light? We have the best blue light blocking glasses , created through a mixture of special high index lens material and an AR coating.
Check out our Virtual Try On tool , an easy to use, intuitive way to visualize all frames and see which ones will work best for your face shape.