Computer Glasses vs Reading Glasses: Which Do You Need?

April 14, 2021

Glasses are glasses, right? Not always.  When it comes to computer glasses vs reading glasses, they are very similar. In fact, some people use reading glasses as computer glasses.  The primary difference comes down to how far away the object is from your eyes.  The other difference is that computer glasses often come with a […] Read More

LED Lights & Migraines: Is Your Sensitivity Real?

April 5, 2021
LED light sensitivity is real for growing numbers of people

As lighting technology advances, the prevalence of LED light sensitivity could be on the rise. LED stands for light-emitting diode, which is a semiconductor light source which lights up when power moves through it. As the technology has advanced and decreased in price, LED lighting is becoming more and more popular. It’s extremely efficient, doesn’t […] Read More

10 Photophobia Treatments & Home Remedies in 2021

March 30, 2021
Lots of artificial lights and photophobia

As scientists and doctors continue to learn about it, more photophobia treatments and home remedies are brought to light (see what we did there?). This article is intended to help you learn more about your options. If you have photophobia or excess sensitivity to light, chances are good that you’re frequently reminded of it by […] Read More

Photophobia: Causes, Treatment, Prevention (+ Other Relief Tips)

March 20, 2021
IPRGC and photophobia

The word “phobia” typically is associated with feelings of anxiety or fear, but not every type of phobia elicits such fearful emotions. Photophobia, or light sensitivity, is a condition associated with extreme sensitivity to lights. It can cause reactions like squinting, continual blinking, excessive tearing and even headache and nausea. Jen, a customer of ours, […] Read More

FL-41 Tint: What Is It? Analyzing the Science

March 19, 2021
Bearded man wearing fl-41 tint

The name might sound like a fighter jet, but FL-41 tint has nothing to do with going to battle. The only war we’re fighting here is against light sensitivity and migraine, and FL-41 tinted lenses just might be the F-16 of that fight. Often called migraine glasses, they’re a simple tool that can make a […] Read More

Sudden Light Sensitivity (Causes, Treatment, Prevention)

March 16, 2021

No matter what package it comes in, light sensitivity is no picnic. Photophobia could be a chronic medical condition, or it may be more acute due to a recent surgery, infection or other eye problem. What could make the eye pain, headaches, watery eyes, and inconvenience even worse is when it comes on unexpectedly.  If […] Read More

User Story: Swelling of the brain and nerve damage caused by mold.

March 11, 2021
Candy wearing Axon Frames after her experience with nerve damage from mold

What was your experience with mold exposure? My mold exposure was job related. I worked at a University and my office building was previously a car wash converted to office space and classrooms. Initially I suffered with respiratory, lightheadedness, vertigo, and nausea (after 1 month in the building). Many people experienced similar problems. My Assistant […] Read More

Eyes Sensitive to Sunlight? 5 Potential Causes & Some Solutions

March 9, 2021

When you forget to put on your sunglasses before stepping outside during the middle of the day, you probably immediately notice your eyes are sensitive to sunlight. You’ll squint, shield your eyes with your hand, and blink repeatedly until you put your sunglasses on. This is normal for anyone, and there’s a good reason why […] Read More

Sensitivity to Fluorescent Light (and How to Deal With It)

March 4, 2021

You know it when you feel it. You walk into an office or retail store, and whether it happens immediately or after a few minutes, it’s unmistakable. The fluorescent fixtures overhead are beaming out their flickering, harsh, and (at least to you) excessively bright light — and here comes trouble. No matter what others believe, […] Read More

6 Types of Tinted Glasses (and Their Benefits)

March 4, 2021

Recently, you might have noticed more and more people wearing tinted glasses. It’s been a bit of a fad lately, and we’re not necessarily talking about tinted sunglasses, but tinted eyeglasses which may be used indoors.  Some people wear tinted lenses just because they look cool (think Robert Downey, Jr.). But in any case, they […] Read More

Virtual Learning and Migraine

February 12, 2021

This year, no other event has been more significant and influential as the ongoing global health crisis, and it’s easy to see why. The pandemic not only provided the world with an opportunity to engage in the biggest remote working experiment, but also pushed millions of educational institutions to employ distance learning in order to […] Read More