The ozone layer, which protects the earth from the harmful effects of the sun's UV rays, is reportedly getting thinner. This depletion will certainly increase the risk of damage that must be borne by living things in it, including humans.
Luckily, technology is also growing so that sunglasses could come as one of eye protection from radiated UV rays from the sun. Unfortunately, for the user of optical glasses, sunglasses are usually not a convenience option. Why? You may ask. Optical glasses user relies heavily on glasses with prescription lenses. On the other hand, these optical glasses with standard lens couldn’t fully protect the eyes from the harmful effects of the sun's UV rays.
Moreover, do UV rays only come from the sun? Unfortunately, no, they don’t. UV rays are divided into three, namely UVA, UVB, UVC. As quoted from Merdeka.com, UVC comes from man-made light, such as non-LED lamps, bacteria-killing lamps and mercury. UVC rays don’t come without harmful effects, this is because UVC can cause inflammation of the skin, burns to ulcers. Worse yet, in high intensity this light can damage the cornea of the eye.
Another bad news is that there is another light that’s also harmful to the eyes, it called the blue light of gadgets. Not only can this light decrease the clarity of the eye vision, it can also damage the cornea of the eye if it is continuously exposed to high intensity.
Sunset Eyewear realizes that both the sun and the gadgets are two things that will always be there, wherever we go. Therefore, blue chromic lenses are here to answer these two problems. Basically, blue chromic lenses provide two protection at once in one lens, namely blue control (anti blue light) and photochromic (UV filter which its shades can darken). So, practically you will be protected from the harmful effects of gadgets and sunlight at the same time!
But where exactly should we use optical glasses with blue chromic lenses? Here's our suggestion for you.
Everybody knows that refreshing while watching the waves on the beach have quite become a necessity these days. Definitely, people enjoy gazing the sunset on the western horizon. Sadly, some sunset connoisseurs rarely protect their eyes when they gaze the sun setting down, even though the sunset lights still contain UV rays which can be harmful to the eyes.
More than that, these so-called golden hour lovers also often take videos using their smartphones. The hazards received by the eye are multiplied, UV rays of sunlight and blue light of gadgets. If you are one of them, glasses with blue chromic lenses are surely would be your companion!
Who can guarantee that office people who work in air-conditioned rooms are always protected from the harmful effects of UV sunlight? Don't forget, even when you are indoor, UVA from sunlight could penetrate the office windows and car windshields then reaches your eyes! Plus, it’s your work life necessity that you need to stare the screen for at least 8 hours every day. So, let’s keep our eyes safe with blue chromic lenses from now.
There are many things that must be prepared for a trip, especially eyes protection. When traveling by car, bike, or on foot, a safe and clear vision must be prioritized. Besides protecting your eyes from the glare of the sun which radiates UV rays, they must also be protected from the harmful effects of blue lights coming from digital billboards that are often found at intersections.
When hiking and enjoying the charm of nature from the top of the mountain, we often forget that sunlight can also penetrate clouds even in a foggy environment. As a result, it is not uncommon for hikers not to wear glasses as eye protection against the harmful effects of UVA which can indeed penetrate clouds and reach human skin.
Besides its UV filter feature, blue chromic lens is also able to darken itself and protect your eyes! So, when you are busy recording the scenery with your smartphone, blue chromic lens would make your vision more comfortable and protect your eyes from the UV rays at the same time.
So, those are the places that require you to protect your eyes more than usual. Therefore, you won’t need to switch your optical glasses to sunglasses when you are outside enjoying the warmth of the sun, or switch to blue control glasses while surfing in cyberspace. If you can get both in just one blue chromic pair, why would you still hesitate?
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