What makes computer glasses different from other types of glasses?
Computer glasses are different from other types of glasses because they have an anti-reflective coating on the lenses which reduces the glare from the computer screen and some can also help block the blue light from the screen. This, in turn, helps reduce the digital strain on the user’s eyes if they are wearing the computer glasses.
Is a doctor's prescription needed to purchase computer glasses?
It is alright to purchase computer glasses without a doctor’s prescription if you do not have any other issues such as being short-sighted or far-sighted. However, those who do have pre-existing eye issues should consult their doctor about the type of computer glasses they should get.
Are computer glasses for kids as well?
Yes, if a child spends a lot of time at the computer during their online classes or for playing games, they should have computer glasses to help them protect their eyes from suffering the strain caused by the glare and the blue light from the screen.
Are computer glasses the same as reading glasses?
Computer glasses are designed for those who need to spend long hours in front of the computer to help avoid the digital strain on the eyes while reading glasses help you read better if you are far-sighted. Both the types of glasses are prescription glasses but serve different purposes.
Do computer glasses block blue lights?
Computer screens radiate quite a bit of light and glare which can cause eye problems due to long hours of exposure. The blue light from the screen can also cause issues but with the right computer glasses which are designed to block blue light, you can reduce this strain on your eyes.
How to check computer glasses?
Computer glasses have an anti-reflective coating that helps reduce the glare from the screen. The glare causes your eyes to get tired faster and the anti-reflective coating protects your eyes. If you check the glasses against the clear blue sky in day light, you should be able to see a slight tint of colour which belongs to the coating
Can I wear computer glasses all day?
No, it is not necessary to wear computer glasses all day if you are not working at the computer. These are not like the regular prescription glass which can help you see objects from near or from far. Computer glasses are meant to help protect your eyes from the glare of computer screens.
How do I know, if I need computer glasses?
With regular use, computer glasses can help relieve the strain from your eyes caused by spending long hours in front of the computer screen. If you are using the computer for long and experience a digital strain on your eyes, it is time to let your doctor know so that they can prescribe the right computer glasses.
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