Can you wear computer glasses all the time?

Can you wear computer glasses all the time?

Posted by Goggles N More on 19th Sep 2019

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The wonderful world of glasses has expanded to incorporate eyewear for almost every activity. There are glasses for reading, seeing far, near, sun glasses, kids glasses, computer glasses, sports goggles, skiing and even glasses for water sports. For those people that don't need prescription eyewear the variety of glasses is not a relevant or exciting topic. Truthfully, even for those that need glasses to see it's not the most captivating matter. However, if you wear glasses it's vital to keep up to date whenever there's new technology or news about glasses. News and technology collide when exploring if you can wear computer glasses all the time.

What are Computer Glasses

Glasses that are prescribed for computer usage are a form of reading glasses and are customized for each person individually. Sure there are people that will have the same prescription, but it's not like there's one pair of computer glasses for all. The rule of thumb is that the reading glasses for computers are not meant to be worn all the time. They are designed for a specific distance around the computer and to assist the eyes in their focus from the harsh light that emanates from the screen. Wearing  computer glasses all the time would be detrimental to the eyes and likely cause other tangential problems - headaches, nausea, blurriness, and more. If you wear prescribed glasses for computers just keep them for that purpose and speak to your doctor about another pair of glasses for other use. If you feel you have the need for glasses all the time be sure to get another eye exam and review your concerns with your eye doctor. Once you have your prescription and know your measurements you can visit our online store to explore our variety of eyewear available.

Can you wear computer glasses all the time?

Why People Wear Computer Glasses

Some people wear glasses while working on a computer in effort to protect their eyes from the blue light emanating from the screen. These types of glasses are known as  blue light blocking glasses and are great for computer usage, but are designed to block blue light wherever it can be found. This type of eyewear is possible to where when not in front of the computer because it's not designed to be corrective for eyesight, it can be thought of as a type of sunglasses. Similar to how sunglasses filter out the UV light or can be polarized to add more protection and comfortable vision. Blue light blocking glasses can be worn when not in front of the computer because blue light exists from digital devices and from other artificial devices as well as sunlight. Let's be honest, it's possible to wear sunglasses all the time but who would do that it's not comfortable and just plan weird when indoors. The same is true with blue light blocking sunglasses, it's possible but not a likely scenario especially when indoors or not in front of blue light.

Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Although it might seem possible to wear computer glasses all the time, when you're talking about blue light blocking glasses, most people that are prescribed reading glasses for computer usage are not wearing glasses that are appropriate to wear all the time. We have a great collection of goggles and glasses that are perfect for all your daily and active moments in life. Rather than trying to use a single pair of glasses all the time, speak to your eye doctor and outline your vision needs so that you can be sure that your eyewear is design for your specific needs. Be kind to your eyes and explore our vast selection of eyewear for your everyday needs. Get started today.

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