Best GUNNAR Prescription Blue Light Glasses

Best GUNNAR Prescription Blue Light Glasses

It’s no secret that digital devices have become an integral part of our daily lives. However, the many people are not aware that prolonged screen-staring can take a serious toll on the eyes, brain and body. To better equip you for today’s digital world, GUNNAR glasses are designed to shield your eyes from HEV blue light emitted from screens, reduce digital eye strain and minimize dry eye symptoms.

Beyond protection from screens, eyeglasses also serve many other purposes. Some individuals there are many other things that are required when selecting the perfect pair of glasses. Some individuals require blue light reading glasses with additional focusing power so they can see clearly. For others, they may be seeking sunglasses that block the blue light while helping you see your digital devices clearly while outside. Then there are those who need prescription lenses that block blue light so you can view your screens day after day.

Blue light blocking prescription glasses are a great solution for anyone who works in front of a screen for 8+ hours a day, spends many hours playing video games, or anyone who spends multiple hours a day looking at a digital device.  Today we’re going to show you four of our favorite GUNNAR prescription blue light glasses, and talk a little about our patented lens technology.

The GUNNAR Blue Light Lenses

gunnar blue light lenses

Before we talk about the frame styles, we have to tell you about our lenses. GUNNAR’s patented lens technology is what sets us apart. GUNNAR lenses come in a range of GUNNAR Blue Light Filter (GBLF). The GBLF number associated with the lenses (as shown above) represents the amount of blue light blocked by the lens.

  • Clear lenses offer ample protection with minimal tinting. Choose the Clear lens tint if you are a casual user of technology or are a designer who needs to see true color.
  • Amber lenses provide significantly higher protection than Clear with a light amber tint. Choose the Amber lenses if you are an active gamer or someone who works in front of computer screen for more than 8+ hours a day.
  • Sun lenses provide 90% protection, but are only recommended for outdoor use.
  • Our Amber Max lenses provide the highest level of tint and the highest protection with a GBLF of 98. If you are someone who is sensitive to light, works late into the night, or plays video games mainly at night after work, then we recommend our Amber Max lens tint. 
  • We also offer transition lenses from Clear to Sun (35-90 GBLF) or from Amber to Sun (65-90 GBLF).

All of the GUNNAR prescription lenses come with a dual-sided anti-reflective coating, external hard coat to make them more scratch resistant, and will feature our patented blue light protection coating. GUNNAR prescription lenses are designed specifically for computer and gaming use, unlike other lenses you will see in the market.

Prescription Blue Light Glasses

For prescription glasses-wearers, a new pair of glasses is a "new face." While the lenses matter most for protection and practicality, you also care about the look and feel. Below we highlight four of our favorite pairs of prescription glasses.

For Gaming: Torpedo-X Razer Edition

prescription blue light glasses torpedo x

The ultimate pair of gaming glasses! The Torpedo-X Razer edition offers a sleek wrap around design with semi-rimless lenses. This lightweight frame comes with an interchangeable temple strap to remove headset temple pressure when you are gaming. For the ultimate gamer who needs prescription lenses, check out the Torpedo-X Razer edition.

Key Features:

  • Designed by the #1 in gaming glasses.
  • Comes with GUNNAR’s patented ‘Amber’ lens which addresses symptoms of digital eye strain in addition to blocking 65% of harmful blue light.
  • Semi rimless, wide nylon frame design allows for optimal panoramic viewing.
  • Wrap around frame combined with GUNNAR’s patented lens curve helps further mitigate dry eyes.
  • Comes with a FREE interchangeable temple strap with a fastening toggle to wear with a headset for comfort.
  • Includes GUNNAR’s standard anti-reflective lens coatings on front and back of lens in addition to a smudge resistant coating.
  • Prescription range: +3.00 to -3.00.
  • Includes Razer branded glasses, strap temple, cleaning cloth, pouch and case.

SPECS:  lens width: 68 mm | nose: 17.7 mm | frame width: 140 mm | temple: 130 mm | weight: 26 grams (without packaging)

For Gaming: Enigma


enigma prescription glasses with blue light protection

For gamers and everyone else! Enigma offers a sleek design with comfort in mind. The Enigma features a durable and lightweight nylon frame material, multi barrel hinges anchored into the temples, and offers a wide lens to always have you protected from the blue light. Shown above in “Smoke” finish, Enigma has function and fashion down. For the fashion-forward gamer who needs a prescription, check out Enigma.

Key Features:

  • Wide-format lenses create an unobstructed panoramic, high-resolution field of view
  • Rigid lens mounting area prevents optics from degrading through lens flexing
  • 3-barrel hinge design and high tensile steel construction create incredible durability
  • Curved nose rests provide even weight distribution and eliminate pressure points
  • Engineering grade frame polymers provide dimensional stability and long-term durability
  • Proprietary patented GUNNAR lens material and tint
  • Blocks harmful blue light and 100% UV light
  • Anti-reflective lens coatings on front and back of the lens
  • Silicone hard coated lens to prevent scratching
  • Asian Fit Compatible
  • Prescription Range: -5 to +5

SPECS:  lens width: 58 mm | nose: 18 mm | frame width: 144 mm | temple: 135 mm | weight: 33 grams (without packaging)

For Sunshine: Maverick

maverick prescription sunglasses by gunnar

You can't go wrong with a classic, and Maverick is classic. Aviator style glasses are a can't miss style that has lasted through the years since the 1930's. You'll look and feel like Top Gun in these bad boys. And, with the prescription, you won't have to sacrifice vision for fashion. Take off with Maverick today!

Key Features:

  • Lightweight construction for a comfortable fit without fatigue
  • Stainless steel material and flexible hinges
  • Adjustable silicone nose pads for a customizable fit
  • Wide-format lenses to for full eye coverage
  • Blocks harmful blue light and 100% UV light

SPECS:  lens width: 57 mm | nose: 14 mm | frame width: 133 mm | temple: 135 mm | weight: 31 grams (without packaging)

For Computer: Pendleton

prescription anti blue light glasses pendleton

Understated, classic, yet modern. The Pendleton checks off all the boxes of the fashion-conscious glasses’ wearer. Designed to be worn around the office, throughout the day, in front of the computer, whatever you need. The Pendleton features a durable stainless-steel material, rubber nose pads and temple tips for added comfort, and spring hinges to ensure the glasses are never causing temple pressure. Show your style with Pendleton.

Key Features:

  • High-quality and flexible stainless-steel material
  • 3-barrel hinge for added durability and comfort
  • Lightweight construction and proper weight balance guarantee long wearing comfort without pressure points or fatigue
  • Wide format lenses create a panoramic viewing field for high-resolution viewing
  • Anti-reflective lens coating on front and back
  • Proprietary patented GUNNAR lens material and tint
  • Blocks harmful blue light and 100% UV light
  • Prescription Range: -5.5 to +5.5

Whether we hit the nail on the head, or you're still searching for the right fit, we've got you covered. Check out our selection of more than 60 styles available with prescription lenses. 

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