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Which blue light glasses are right for me? Here's how to choose

Anna Sucha

Medically reviewed by Anna Sucha, Optometrist, on 28 Apr 2021
Written by Maria Chiara Tarsia

During 2021 blue light glasses quickly have become an essential accessory for those who spend several hours looking at a digital screen, whether it's for work or leisure.

Are you wondering how to choose the best blue light blocking glasses for you? Then read on!

What are blue light glasses?

Blue light glasses are equipped with a special filter that prevents blue light from reaching the inside of your eye.

In recent years, computers, smartphones, and various electronic devices with bright screens have been used more and more frequently. This is why these modern glasses are suitable and recommended also to those who don't suffer from any visual impairment. The non-dioptric glasses are made specifically to shield your eyes from blue light, which is why they're often called „computer glasses“ or „anti-fatigue glasses“.

Take a look at our video below to see how they work:

What are the benefits of blue light glasses?

Working with the laptop, watching TV, playing games for hours on end or scrolling endlessly through social media… you name it! Whether out of necessity or pleasure, smart devices are now our life companions.

The intake of blue light emitted by all of these devices – especially at nighttime – can however confuse our body and make it believe that it's still daytime and not yet time to sleep. Plus, a constant focus on the same spot can tire the eyes. Also, did you know that when we are using a device we tend to blink less? All of these actions can cause headaches, eye fatigue, or poorly restful sleep.

But there are simple solutions that you can easily adopt, one being anti blue light glasses. The others? Find out the experts' tips and tricks in our article on Digital eyestrain and Computer vision syndrome.

In summary, the most important advantages of blue light glasses are:

  • Protection against blue light, preventing the waves of light from entering the eye
  • Protection against UV rays
  • Combat digital eyestrain, fatigue, headache and dry eyes.
  • Improve contrast and image clarity on digital screens.
  • Improve sleep quality and focus by filtering short wavelenghts that delay melatonin release.

Where can you buy blue light glasses?

Lentiamo has them all! Whether you're looking for anti blue light glasses for men, women, or kids. No matter your style or your budget, we have something for you.

How do I find the best blue light blocking glasses for me?

When choosing your new faithful blue light glasses, there are a few important things to take into account: the fit of the frame, the quality of the lenses, and – last but not least – the aesthetic.

Urban, fresh and young: discover the Meller Blue Light collection

A limited budget does not mean sacrificing quality. Meller Blue Light glasses are the bestsellers of the season. These ready-to-wear computer glasses combine quality, design, protection, as well as technology for 35.90 £. The lenses are made from CR-39, a material largely used in sunglasses production, thanks to its scratch-resistant and high UV blocking features.

Plus, the Meller Blue Light collection also includes the exclusive Bio-based line, i.e., eco-friendly glasses made from recycled materials and sustainable methods of production.

Learn more about Meller's eco-friendly glasses and sunglasses

Effortlessly cool, timeless, on-fleek: Ray-Ban Everglasses protect your eyes from the harm of blue light with style

Who doesn't love Ray-Ban? The kings and queens of eyewear recently launched their beautiful Everglasses collection. The concept is simply delicious: high quality blue light glasses, without prescription and ready to wear, with an exceptional plus: the models featured in this collection are the most iconic frames that made Ray-Ban the number one in eyewear design through the decades.

The Everglasses' lenses are also composed of CR-39, they're scratch-resistant and equipped with UV filters.

Blue light prescription glasses? But of course!

Sight correction + blue light protection + your favourite frame from our vast selection: the perfect match. Simply choose a frame, select your prescription, and our state-of-the-art BlueCut filter. And next? Kick back and relax! Our expert opticians will craft your new specs in our laboratories and we will deliver them to your door.

Lenses used by our specialists are provided by Omega Optix and are made of 1) CR-39 for slimming index 1.5, and 2) MR-8 for slimming index 1.6 and 1.67. These lenses are equipped with a UV420 filter and, of course, a high quality blue light filter. They also feature the antiglare treatment AR XBlue.

Find your favorite anti blue light glasses and receive them to your home free of shipping costs.

Which blue light glasses suit me?

Buying spectacles online can be tricky, but it's never been this easy. Lentiamo provides you multiple tools to help you choose the perfect size. Your anti blue light glasses should fit your face shape and they should be comfortable to wear (and good to look at!).

First things first: find your size with our guide.

Second step: try them on using our Virtual mirror.

Easy, isn't it?

Do you know your face shape already? Here's a few suggestions:

  • Oval faces can easily wear any frame
  • Square faces look particularly graceful in round and oval designs
  • Round faces, on the other hand, are perfect for rectangular and oversized frames
  • Triangular faces may aopt for rectangular or oversized frames
  • Heart-shaped faces go best with teashades, cat-eye and rectangular glasses
  • Diamond shaped faces look great with browline, cat-eye or squared eyewear

Are you looking for more fashion tips from our experts to help you choose the perfect model for your face shape? Watch our video and get inspired!

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