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“Adaptive brightness on cell phones, tablets, and monitors isn’t doing anything to help at all.” You’ve likely seen a lot of our articles about how digital devices are clearly a source of many annoying issues including digital eye strain, macular degeneration, and melatonin suppression (also here...

A few weeks ago, we introduced the concept of health is the new wealth. Well, for many in the health and wellness industry, the idea has been around for a long time but never really in the realm of protecting eyes. Over the past year,...

2018 is upon us and so begins a fresh start for countless people. It’s the season of New Year’s Resolutions when millions of individuals will promise themselves to eat more nutritious foods, increase their vitamin intake, hit the gym on a regular basis, and all...

With studies coming in left and right, it’s becoming more and more obvious that exposure to artificial light—especially from digital devices—is negatively affecting a growing number of people. Recently, NPR dove into the arena and reported on whether or not applications for phones, tablets, and...

GUNNAR glasses have long been doctor-recommended for one important reason: they protect your eyes. So, it’s no surprise to us when well-respected medical professionals like Dr. Ryan Corte, O.D. agree. In his recent article, Dr. Corte lived up to his promise of being passionate about...

Let’s face it, you’re surrounded by digital screens. What was once fantasized in sci-fi films is now a reality. From laptops to tablets to cell phones, our world has gone from analogue to digital in a matter of a handful of years. And while the...

When it comes to summarizing why GUNNAR Optiks exists, leave it to the brainy and eloquent literary geniuses at The Mission to hit a home run. In their latest article, they feature a treasure-trove of really meaningful information about digital eye strain and how GUNNAR...

In the corporate world, If you don’t execute your job effectively, efficiently, and thoroughly, it’s no secret; there are hundreds of other qualified professionals lined up who can make it happen. Which, begs the question: why work so hard to succeed if you’re only going...

“Imagine it’s 2035 and you get a call from your son who proceeds to inform you that, at the young age of 32, he’s going blind as a result of macular degeneration.” As dramatic and heavy-hitting as this opening quote from a recent article on GoodMenProject.com...

Technology is to blame according to a new study that found kids in the U.K. are suffering from sleeping disorders at an alarming rate. Based on the statistics, three times as many are being admitted for medical attention compared to the numbers from 10 years...

By Frank Gimbel, ABOC-AC Screens are just about everywhere we look today. Whether they are in the form of flat-screen TVs, PCs, laptops, cell phones, media players, smart watches, or some other technology, all of these devices can emit harmful blue light that can create digital...

According to a new article published by Newsweek, a recent small study of 23 bipolar disorder patients by Dr. Tone Henriksen from the University of Bergen and Valen Hospital in Norway yielded some major results. During a one-week period, 12 individuals were given eyewear designed...

The artificial light, that is. It’s no mystery that our world is bathed in fluorescent and LED lighting, so it comes as no surprise that sleep, for many, is being disrupted. It’s gotten so bad, even Lifehacker has jumped into the fray to talk about it,...

Not long ago, we shared some pretty interesting statistics and information about Computer Vision Syndrome (digital eye strain), and how it’s a global condition. Since then, there have been some people who have asked us to better explain what we do. While the information has...

According to a recent Northwestern University study, it can. During their research into the effects of artificial blue light on humans, metabolism, insulin levels, and glucose levels were shown to be negatively affected. Their study, which was published last week, showed that blue light manipulates...

A growing number of optometrists and other medical experts have begun to get very serious about digital eyestrain. Helping give the subject recent headway in the eye care spectrum was a new study released by Vision Service Plan (VSP being the moniker most are familiar...

Let's imagine for a moment that we have all traveled back in time and it's the early 1700s. No phones, computers, flat-screen TVs, tablets, fancy electronic billboards, and the like; we now live in a time where candlelight, lanterns, and that fiery ball in the...

While we'd love to jump the gun (minor pun slightly intended) and dive right into recommending GUNNAR Optiks eyewear, our respect for The Vision Council and the Think About Your Eyes campaign is too high. Together, they are the leading experts on all things eye-care...