Does my Kid Need Blue Light Glasses?
Blue light glasses are treated with a chemical that reflects blue light. Blue is one of the brightest colors on the spectrum, and electronic screen devices direct a concentrated amount of it at our eyes. These reading glasses are meant to allow screen reading with less strain.
Blue light glasses are preferred by parents for many reasons. Your child may report more comfort and easier reading with blue light glasses if any of the following situations apply:
The child often uses computers for schoolwork
Your child often socializes through tablets and smartphones
Your child is involved in hobbies/school clubs that use computers such as robotics, engineering, or art clubs
Blue Light Glasses for Kids FAQs
Are blue light glasses helpful for kids?
With children spending more time streaming and learning on smart devices, too much screen time and exposure to blue light can disrupt a child's sleep cycle.
What age are blue light glasses for?
Most companies that offer blue light glasses for kids begin with sizes that fit ages 3-7. The next size is around 7-12, and over 12 yrs. usually wear adult sizes.
How do you choose blue light blocking glasses for kids?
You would want to consider most importantly - fit. As children's face sizes can vary widely by age, it would be best to have them try on the frames before purchasing.
How important is it for kids' glasses to have blue light protection?
Depending on the amount of screen time (exposure to blue light) and time of day, it is considered optimal for kids to limit their exposure to blue light, and the best way to accomplish this is with a blue light filtering frame. For more information
Are blue light glasses okay for children?
Yes, if fitted properly.
More Questions about Blue Light Glasses for Kids?
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Looking for something more specific? Check out our selection of adult blue-light filtering readers or reading sunglasses for a different kind of eye protection.