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Digital Eyestrain and Harmful Blue Light Exposure

Mar 22, 2017
1 min read

Digital eyestrain is becoming more prevalent with increasing digital device use. Here is what you need to know about it and blue light exposure.

In this video interview, filmed at Vision Expo West, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee discusses digital eyestrain and Harmful Blue Light exposure.

Our current generation of patients find themselves immersed in a world of technology. Modern visual demands and dependency on digital devices is something that consumes almost all of the modern world. Unfortunately, the things that we depend on, and find enjoyment and engagement in, might be putting us at risk for future eye health complications.

Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee sheds light on digital eyestrain and blue light exposure in this video interview. Find out how digital eyestrain is affecting patients in her practice, presenting signs and symptoms, and current research on blue light exposure and what it does and might do to the body and eyes.

Fortunately, as technology has evolved, so has our understanding of how this technology is affecting us and our patients.

We have resources available to us in order to protect our patients from the potential dangers of blue light exposure. Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee shares here top 3 tips on how to combat increased dependency on digital devices in your practice:

Stay current and up-to-date with these advancements and be prepared to help the patients in your practice.

About Antonio Chirumbolo, OD

Antonio works in Client Marketing at CovalentCareers. His passions are everything and anything digital media.