What Does Blue Light Do to Your Eyes?

Key Takeaways

  • Most blue light exposure is from the sun. However, some health experts are concerned that artificial blue light may be damaging to your eyes.
  • Blue light damages cells in laboratory animals. But there is not much research that suggests blue light from LED screens damages human eyes.
  • Consistent exposure to artificial blue light may possibly contribute to digital eye strain. It’s best to take frequent breaks from screen time.
  • Blue light can also affect your body’s ‘sleep-wake’ cycle. This is why it’s recommended to reduce exposure before bed (or use amber-light mode)..Readmore