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Crizal Prevencia Lenses Can Help Protect Your Eyes At Work

Do you spend a lot of timing looking at a computer screen each day? Modern electronic devices can damage your eyes.

Fortunately, we offer the latest technology to help protect your eyes. We’d like to introduce you to Crizal Prevencia lenses.

About Blue-Violet Light

You’ve probably heard about the harm UV light can do to your eyes. But have you ever heard of the dangers of blue-violet light? This is another band of the light spectrum that can damage vision, particularly the retinal cells, which in time can lead to AMD and vision loss. Blue-violet light is becoming ever more common in our lives, through our use of tablets, computers, and smartphones.

What are Crizal Prevencia Lenses?

These lenses are specially designed to deflect harmful blue-violet light by 20%. In addition, they can reduce glare, lessening the eyestrain caused by staring at a screen for long periods of time.

Adjust Your Workspace

Adjust your chair and monitor position so your eyes are about 24 inches away from the screen.
Position your monitor so there is no glare from windows, reflective walls, or other light sources.
Adjust screen brightness, contrast, and text size. Your monitor should be about the same brightness as your surrounding workspace.

Take Breaks

Tired eyes can lead to headaches, fatigue and decreased productivity. Staring at a computer screen also decreases your blinking rate, and the completeness of each blink! Remember:

The 20/20/20 rule. Every 20 minutes, focus on something at least 20 feet away for 20 seconds.

Now we know this is impossible to remember… So, set a repeating timer alarm on your smartphone for every 20 minutes. When the timer goes off, perform ten slow, complete blinks while looking at something at least 20 feet away for 20 seconds. Even close your eyes for 10–20 seconds. This gives your eyes a chance to rest and refocus. If you still have problems with irritation, headaches, and/or fatigue, speak with us about additional solutions.

Crizal Prevencia Lenses Provide Protection

Crizal Prevencia lenses combine the same excellent lens quality of all Crizal lenses with the sophisticated blue-light protection to help protect your vision. Crizal Prevencia lenses:

  • decrease digital eye strain
  • protect against UV rays
  • improve vision at night
  • repel dust, scratches, and smudges to help keep vision clear

Are Crizal Prevencia Lenses Covered By Insurance/Flex spending?

Yes, Crizal Prevencia is. All of the Vision Savings Plans that our office is a provider for contributes towards Crizal Prevencia.

Crizal Prevencia Lenses May Be A Good Option For You

Call us today to visit about these amazing lenses. We’d love to discuss the options to help you see your very best.

Thanks for being our valued patient!