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Blue light is a high-energy light commonly emitted by cellphones, computers, and televisions.
If you’re staring at these digital screens a lot, you’re being overexposed to harmful blue light, which can disrupt your body clock and cause digital eye strain (sore or irritated eyes, headaches, and squinting).
Additionally, the sun also exposes us to this type of light, allowing you to see blue skies and stay awake.
If your day-to-day comes with long hours of screen time and if you’re finding it hard to sleep at night, you may want to consider getting a pair of blue light glasses to help de-stress your eyes. We’re here to help you find the best pair.
- What are blue light glasses?
- Blue light glasses styles and lens colour
- How to buy blue light glasses at Clearly
- Top blue light glasses at Clearly
What are blue light glasses?
Blue light glasses (sometimes called blue light filtering glasses) have a special coating on lenses that filter out up to 99.5% of harmful blue light before it reaches your retina.
They’re also known as glasses that you wear for screen time use and are often available without an eye prescription, or with a prescription if you have one.
Blue light glasses styles and lens colour
Since the best time to wear blue light glasses is pretty much all the time (which means you can wear them as your regular glasses), you can wear them indoors and outdoors. They’re ideal for:
- Screen time
- Reading outdoors
Clearly’s BlueReflect™ and BlueReflect™ Plus lenses have a slight yellow tint and blue reflection on the surface of the lens, which works to protect your eyes from UV and harmful blue light. These factors are not very noticeable, and so they won’t affect your regular vision or appearance.
You can find tons of blue light glasses at Clearly that offer great light-filtering capabilities. If you want to protect your eyes and look good while doing it, there are many different frame materials to choose from, including:
If you don’t wear prescription glasses, you can choose a pair of blue light glasses without a prescription to wear during long hours of computer use.
If you do need lenses with a prescription, it’s easy to upgrade your lenses to include blue light filtering capabilities.
How to buy blue light glasses at Clearly
At Clearly, you can add blue light lenses to pretty much any frames on our website or in store.
You can expect affordable, high-quality eyewear with free shipping on orders $80+ and free returns within 30 days of purchase, so you can guarantee you’re choosing the right pair.
Check out these four easy steps to shop for blue light glasses at Clearly:
1. Choose your favourite frame
2. Enter your prescription (or not)
You can get blue light glasses with prescription or non-prescription lenses. Either enter your prescription or select ‘I want lenses without a prescription’.
3. Add blue light protection
Clearly offers two types of blue light lenses:
- BlueReflect™ filters out 90% of harmful blue light. Ideal for casual screen time throughout the day.
- BlueReflect Plus™ filters out 99.5% of harmful blue light. A stronger blue light filter for a better relief from heavy screen time.
*Harmful blue light filtering measured at 410nm
No matter which blue light filtering lens you choose, you’ll get the following benefits for free:
- Anti-scratch coating
- Anti-glare coating
- 100% UV protection
- Harmful blue light filter
4. Enter your coupon code at the checkout
Find all the latest deals here. We make it easy to save on our (already affordable) eyewear.
Top blue light glasses at Clearly
We’ve done the groundwork to round up the best picks, from classic styles to trending frames.
We’ve also picked some that are gaming-specific, so you can play better, game longer, or just work more comfortably at your desk.
Our top picks
- Best for gaming: Clearly Gamer
- Best for the environment: Eco-friendly frames
- Best for budget: Clearly Basics
- Best for splurge: Designer brand glasses
- Best vintage styles: Vintage glasses collection
- Best for kids: Clearly Junior
These blue light glasses are designed for gamers. In addition to being comfortable and lightweight, they help reduce eyestrain when you optimize your pair with BlueReflect Plus™ lenses.
Clearly Gamer frames are engineered for premium comfort, clarity, and protection, so you know you’re investing in a quality pair of glasses:
- Lightweight frame for comfort over long hours
- Adjustable nose pads to prevent them from slipping
- Soft and flat temples that are headset compatible
Frames: Clearly Gamer – Boss – $90
Not only do these sustainable frames offer a chance to protect Mother Nature, they also protect your eyes from UV and harmful blue light by simply adding blue light lenses.
With uniquely classic and modern styles available, there is a colour and size available for everyone.
Check out top picks from our eco-friendly collection:
- Bio-acetate frames: Plant-based glasses made from natural materials
- Reincarnate frames: Each frame is made of 5 recycled plastic bottles
Frames: Reincarnate – Stork – $90
Frames: Joseph Marc – Hemlock – $80
If you’re looking for a pair of glasses that’s not only super affordable, but also stylish and versatile, these Clearly Basics glasses are your best bet.
With a wide range of frame shapes, colours, and styles to choose from, it’s easy to find a pair that complements your everyday styling, and you can add blue light lenses to upgrade your frames.
If designer glasses are your vibe, you can upgrade your luxe label to provide luxury blue light protection.
These premium glasses flatter any face and offer up a fashionable flair to your entire wardrobe effortlessly and confidently.
With the all-inclusive lens upgrades like anti-scratch, anti-glare, UV protective, and blue light filtering coatings that BlueReflect™ lenses have to offer, you can be sure that your investment will last.
If you’re going to wear your blue light glasses to the office or in a work-from-home setting, choose a pair that boldly expresses your personality.
The retro frames from our Vintage Glasses collection are the best of both worlds.
They are sleek and stylish, and you can add blue light lenses to upgrade your vintage frames.
Frames: Perspective – Orbiter – $80
From remote learning to social media and everything in between, your kids may be getting high amounts of blue light exposure day in and day out.
Frames: Clearly Junior – Tumbler – $19