Blue light glasses have gotten really popular as people use screens more often, and for good reason. They can reduce eye strain, stop headaches, and keep your vision healthy while using computers. But do they help with sleep? Keep reading to learn more about glasses that support sleep health.
To understand how glasses can help you sleep, we need to talk about light waves.
Scientists measure light in nanometers. They use these measurements to define the light spectrum. Our eyes perceive sections of this spectrum in a variety of colors. For example, yellow light has a wavelength of roughly 550 nanometers.
So why does this matter? According to experts, the human brain relies on specific wavelengths to manage the circadian rhythm. This rhythm is responsible for waking you up in the morning and making you tired at night. Blue light produced by the sun has the biggest impact on your circadian rhythm. Sunlight tells your brain when to wake up and when to sleep, keeping your sleep schedule in check. Things like computer screens and LEDs also produce blue light. And that’s bad news for your circadian rhythm. Blue light from screens can cause eye strain and headaches. It also tricks your brain into thinking it’s daytime. That makes it hard to fall asleep if you use your phone or watch a movie before bed.
Blue light glasses block portions of blue wavelengths produced by screens. This can reduce the risk of eye strain and headaches. But blue light glasses aren’t made for better sleep — and they won’t give you enough blue light protection for improved sleep health. Blue light glasses are best used while you’re on the computer to protect your eyes from blue light. But to protect your circadian rhythm, you should use sleep glasses instead.
Sleep glasses support your circadian rhythm by blocking more blue light than standard blue light glasses. That means your brain can naturally manage your sleep-wake cycle without getting confused by screens.
Sleep glasses also protect you from indoor lighting. Everything from lamps to overhead lights can trick your brain into daytime mode. You could turn off your lights when the sun sets, but you’ve got stuff to do. And you can’t always avoid indoor lighting right after sunset.
Sleep glasses let you live and work around indoor lights and screens without disrupting your sleep schedule. By filtering blue wavelengths, sleep glasses stop your brain from being exposed to confusing “daytime” signals.
Ocusleep glasses are made by doctors and clinically proven to support better sleep. For the best results, wear sleep glasses starting two hours before bed. That gives your brain time to get ready for rest. No more lying awake for hours, no more relying on supplements to fall asleep.
Blue light glasses protect against eye strain for healthy screen use. But they won’t do enough to help you sleep better. We specially make Ocusleep glasses to protect your circadian rhythm so you can rest easy. Order today for better sleep, guaranteed.