Protecting Your Eyes: How Zenni’s Blokz®+ Tints Guard Against Hazardous Blue Light

Protecting Your Eyes: How Zenni's Blokz®+ Tints Guard Against Hazardous Blue Light

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In the fast-paced digital landscape of today, our eyes are constantly bombarded with light from various sources, especially the blue light emitted by screens. But did you know that not all light wavelengths are created equal when it comes to their impact on retinal health? A 2020 study published in the prestigious Cell Death & Disease journal delved deep into this topic, uncovering some eye-opening revelations about the effects of blue light on retinal cells. This study’s findings are crucial for anyone wanting to protect their eyes in the digital age. At Zenni, we care deeply about eye health. That’s why our Zenni Blokz®+ Tints offer a great way to shield your eyes from the most hazardous wavelengths of blue light.

Understanding Cell Viability

Cell viability serves as a crucial indicator of overall retinal health. When cells are exposed to harmful stimuli, such as certain wavelengths of light, their viability can be compromised, leading to a decline in their ability to perform essential functions. The study’s findings highlight the importance of preserving cell viability to safeguard retinal health.

Protecting Your Eyes: How Zenni's Blokz®+ Tints Guard Against Hazardous Blue Light

Phototoxicity to isolated cells in the retina: This graph shows a sharp decline in cell viability in retinal cells between the wavelengths of 390-450 nm with the greatest toxicity between 425 and 455 nm. The % of dark control represents the control group that is kept completely in the dark. This provides strong evidence that these specific wavelengths (425-455 nm) of light are the most hazardous to retinal cells.

The Hidden Danger of Blue-Violet Light

Among the spectrum of light, blue-violet light (ranging from 390 to 450 nanometers) emerged as a significant concern. Researchers found that within this range, wavelengths between 425 and 455 nanometers were particularly toxic to retinal cells. This toxicity was evidenced by a sharp decline in cell viability– the ability of cells to remain alive and function properly under specific conditions– within these wavelengths, which is evident on the graph above. These findings underscore the pressing need for effective interventions to counteract the damaging impact of blue light on eye health.

Enter Blokz®+ Tints: A Shield Against Harmful Blue Light

Zenni’s Blokz®+ Tints are designed to provide a solution to this pressing concern. By blocking blue light up to 455 nanometers, including the range identified as most hazardous to retinal cells, Blokz®+ Tints offer a proactive approach to protecting eye health. This innovative technology acts as a shield against the damaging effects of blue light exposure, helping to maintain optimal retinal cell viability. With Blokz®+ Tints, users can enjoy peace of mind knowing they’re taking proactive steps to safeguard their vision in an increasingly digital world.

Proactive Protection for the Digital Age

In today’s screen-centric world, protecting our eyes has never been more important. Whether you’re glued to your smartphone, tablet, or computer for work or leisure, prolonged exposure to blue light can take a toll on your vision over time. By incorporating Blokz®+ Tints into your eyewear, you’re not just making a fashion statement – you’re prioritizing your long-term eye health.

Protecting Your Eyes: How Zenni's Blokz®+ Tints Guard Against Hazardous Blue Light

As we continue to navigate the digital landscape, it’s crucial to equip ourselves with the knowledge and tools necessary to protect our vision. The findings of the 2020 study underscore the specific wavelengths of light that pose the greatest risk to retinal health, while Blokz®+ Tints offer a proactive solution to mitigate this risk. With Blokz®+ Tints, you can embrace the benefits of technology without compromising your eye health. Illuminate your world with confidence and safeguard your vision for years to come.

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Dr. Sophia Moh

Dr. Sophia Moh is an optometrist located in Bay Area, California. She completed her undergraduate studies at UC San Diego and earned her doctorate at UC Berkeley School of Optometry. She has experience in a variety of eye care settings including primary care optometry, general ophthalmology, community health clinic, and Veterans Affairs. Her mission is to help the world see better by developing high-quality, affordable eyewear for everyone. She is also a certified American Board Optician (ABO) and provides training and lectures on optical education topics.