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Why Blue Light? Here's the Scoop!

Always looking for new ways to improve our products, we got ahead of the curve more than three years ago by creating a line of glasses specifically offering blue light minimizing technology. When that collection launched in the fall of 2017, we didn’t realize back then how popular this feature would become!

So many customers clamored for Focus™ blue light lenses that our ever-mindful product team decided our entire Fall Collection for 2019 would feature blue light protection and all new styles moving forward would include this exciting and practical feature. Even better, we’ve converted some of our most popular pre-Focus™ frames to include blue light minimizing lenses, including Clark, Center Stage, and Standing Ovation.

If you’re not sure why you need this feature, we’re happy to give you the skinny on why blue light protection is so important and the benefits you’ll gain when you choose Peepers from our Focus™ blue light collection.


Man and woman looking at a smart phone at a cafe in front of a window wearing Peepers Limelight and Smith blue light reading glasses


Why Blue Light Protection?

Between your computer, television, and mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, you probably spend a significant portion of each day looking at screens. According to the Q3 2018 Nielsen Total Audience Report, the average adult in America spends upwards of 10 hours, or roughly 44% of each day, interacting with media.

Unfortunately, our devices have a dark side: harmful blue light. What is this? On the visible light spectrum, short wavelength light in the 400-450nm range, which is a small portion of the range we call blue light, is considered high-energy visible (HEV) light. Constant exposure to this type of light can be harmful to the eyes, and we expose ourselves to it for nearly half of each day.

If you’re suffering from headaches, fatigue, eye strain, and sleep disruption, among other symptoms, your health issues might be related to blue light exposure. Over time, the side effects could become even more severe.


Close-up of a person's hands taking a photo of Peepers To The Max and Lois blue light reading glasses on a table


Benefits of Peepers Focus™ Blue Light Lenses

When you choose one of our many Focus™ blue light styles, the biggest benefit is that the lenses filter 40% or more of the most harmful HEV blue light. With our state-of-the-art technology, you don’t need yellow-tinted lenses to accomplish this level of protection.

In addition, we always offer advanced and innovative technologies at prices you can afford, and you’ll be pleased to learn that you’ll also enjoy UV400 level UVA/UVB protection and a convenient 7-layer anti-reflective coating with every pair. When you want stylish eyewear that not only improves your vision but also protects the health of your eyes, Peepers Focus™ blue light collection has you covered.



Peepers Brocade blue light reading glasses with Focus™ lenses