Mott and Bayard Now Offers Blue-Light Filtering Lenses
Feeling your eyes glaze over after a long day of staring at your computer screen? Get your Mott and Bayards with "Blue light protection" in your lens options and we will add a clear, everyday lens that reduce the high energy that radiates from your various electronic screens.
Sleep better by blocking blue light
Blue light suppresses Melatonin; a chemical that your brain releases that regulates the circadian rhythm or your biological clock. Which means it would throw off your sleep cycle-- you'll be tired but can't fall asleep or tired when you are supposed to be awake.
Mott and Bayard Blue Light Lens
Most ultraviolet and high-energy blue light coming from natural sunlight, LED, and fluorescent lighting, and digital devices are reflected or absorbed by our lens. This will reduce the threat of high energy blue light from reaching your eyes and especially the retina.
Where does Blue-light come from?
Blue-light is more common than you think. Since sunglasses already help protect us from the UV and blue light coming from the sun, when you take them off to go inside, you would leave your eyes exposed to LED, fluorescent, and light from electronic monitors, such as:
What is blue-light?
Technically speaking, blue light is simply is a range of light between 400-490nm that contains the highest amount of energy with the shortest wavelength on the visible light spectrum. Prolonged exposure to this range of light is found to be linked to cataracts and macular degeneration, two serious eye diseases.