The Benefits of Lightly Tinted Glasses for Indoor Use

November 30, 2021

When you go outside during the day, you probably wear dark tinted glasses to protect your eyes from the brightness of the sun. But if you’re extremely sensitive to light — a condition known as photophobia — lightly tinted glasses for indoor use are also a must. When it comes to these lightly tinted glasses, […] Read More

Headache From Sunlight? Causes & Remedies

September 8, 2021

Do you ever feel like you get headaches from sunlight? Does sunshine cause you to squint like crazy or cover your eyes? You might think it’s a natural reaction to super bright light. But if you’re among a certain percentage of the population, your condition isn’t a natural reaction. In fact, for these people, bright […] Read More

Are Special Glasses for Glaucoma a Thing?

August 29, 2021
Is there such a thing as special glasses for glaucoma light sensitivity?

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that can lead to blindness. Fortunately, there are treatments to help preserve your eye health. But in addition to eye care, are there special glasses that could help you live with glaucoma? Unfortunately, we don’t know of any pair of glasses that can protect your eye health from further […] Read More

Light Sensitivity in One Eye? No, You’re Not Crazy

August 10, 2021
light sensitivity in one eye is a real thing

Photophobia or light sensitivity usually affects both eyes. However, thousands of people have reported light sensitivity in one eye, or that they feel it more in one eye more than the other. This is called unilateral photophobia. Whether your light sensitivity affects both eyes or just one, it can still lead to migraines, eye pain, […] Read More

Autism Light Sensitivity: Causes, Symptoms, Solution

August 9, 2021
People with autism may be light sensitive

Autism light sensitivity is a very real thing. In this article, we’ll take a look at why this is the case and what can be done about it. It’s well known in relevant circles that people who are on the autism spectrum often process sensory information differently than the average person. This often includes how […] Read More

FL-41 Lenses: No, They’re Not All the Same

July 18, 2021

FL-41 is a lens tint that has been shown to reduce the impact of migraine attacks in clinical studies. But what does FL-41 tint look like? Are all FL-41 glasses the same? The answer is a resounding no. An early research project from the University of Utah Medical Center evaluated whether patients were getting the same […] Read More

Do Blue Light Glasses Work? A Science-Based Analysis

May 24, 2021
How do blue light blockers work? Is blue light harmful?

Do blue light glasses work to protect your eyes from digital screens?  In recent years, we’ve become more aware of the blue light from screens bombarding our eyeballs. Maybe your parents told you that watching too much TV would rot your brain or turn you into a couch potato.  Well, rotten brains and couch-potatoes aside, […] Read More

Why Alcohol Frequently Triggers a Migraine

May 14, 2021
Alcohol may trigger migraines. Learn why.

Studies have found that a third of people who suffer from migraines say that alcohol is a trigger for them. In just a minute we’ll talk about why this might be the case, but first we want to offer a warning about alcohol and painkillers. If alcohol is one of your triggers, what happens when […] Read More

Light Sensitivity Dizziness: Causes & Solutions

May 5, 2021
Learn what causes light sensitivity dizziness and what to do about it

From time to time, everyone has felt that sudden dizziness when standing up. Maybe you haven’t eaten in a while, or you’ve been lying down and didn’t take your time getting up. For people with photophobia and light sensitivity dizziness, this can be brought on by bright light or certain types of light. And it’s […] Read More

The Truth About Wearing Blue Light Glasses All Day

May 5, 2021
Is it okay to wear blue light blockers when you're not using a screen?

In 2022, digital screens are a big part of our lives. If you don’t work in front of one for 8 hours a day, you probably use one to relax, play games, or peruse social media, and more.  Given the modern lifestyle (including virtual learning), we really couldn’t get away from screens even if we […] Read More

Toddler Light Sensitivity: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

April 26, 2021

Photophobia is most often thought of in terms of adults. But the fact is, childhood and even toddler light sensitivity are very real. If you have a child who is light-sensitive, you understand the debilitating nature of photophobia in children. In this article, we’ll talk about what conditions, mental and physical, may be associated with […] Read More

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