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Your screentime is increasing and your eyes are suffering
It’s estimated that you are likely to spend over 3000 hours on a digital device this year. This number is not surpising because we live in a world surrounded by screens and while our access to information and communication has increased, our eyes are not prepared for this. Headaches, blurry vision, tired eyes, and disrupted sleep are just some of the side effects of our digital behavior.
Incase you’re wondering why, it’s simply because of the blue light that’s given off by these digital devices. Blue light is a color in the visible light spectrum that can be seen by human eyes, meaning it is a short wavelength and produces higher amounts of energy. These energy levels produce strains on your eyes when absorbed.
Symptoms of digital eye strain
Blue light contains high amounts of energy. Direct exposure to sources of blue light for long periods of time, can make your eyes work extra hard to cope leading to eye strain.
Large amounts of blue light leads to an imbalance in your focus on different colors and creates blurry vision.
Blue light can impact your sleep because it suppresses your sleep hormone, Melatonin. The hormone that tells your body to relax.
The negative effects of constant blue light exposure can cause you not to perform at your best. You might also experience headaches and tiredness.
Perform at your Best
To combat the effects of digital eye strain, doctors recommend computer glasses. If you are here, chances are you know optical lab-quality lenses cost hundreds of dollars, and affordable options provide poor quality.
Enter Cryptorays, these glasses are not only stylish but work effectively to prevent blue light from entering your eyes. They allow you to work and play without experiencing the harmful effects of blue light; not just from your phone and computer, but from ALL sources.
With Cryptorays, you can now
- Experience better sleep and more productivity.
- Reduce or eliminate eye strain and blue light-related headaches.
- Feel better, make better decisions and perform at your best.
We did the research and included the essentials
Our Industry-leading CR-39 anti blue light technology blocks nearly 100% of blue light to eliminate the effects of digital eye strain.
UV400 technology protects you from 99.9% of both UVA and UVB light. This means you can wear them while outside as replacements for sunglasses.
From scratch proof acetate frames to quality sourced wood & metal, we want to make sure you are able to use these for years to come.
Style and Comfort
We wanted to make sure you looked freaking great in these. We also went after the comfort design possible, for those long work/play sessions.
We let our happy customers toot our horn
I love my glasses, they are stylish and of great quality. I wear my cryptorays when I'm studying or playing around on Ableton and never have any eyestrain or headaches.
Cryptorays are the perfect glasses for working long days in front of the computer. They look great, they're comfortable, and they help reduce eye strain and headaches. Super happy with them.
I use Cryptorays to get in the zone. When I put them on that's my cue to sit down in front of my computer, focus and put my trades in. They've become part of my "work ritual" to help shift my mind into "work/trade mode."
Being a flight attendant can definitely take a toll on your sleep. I got these to try to do something to help my hectic sleep schedule, and I'm so glad I did! I wear these every time I know I need higher quality sleep and can tell a difference!
Got the whole fam wearing them! I got one pair for me and 1 for each of my kids too since they're always on their ipads. They love the orange color and think it's the coolest thing.
I wear them every day. Love my Cryptorays! Comfy, stylish and they help my eyes feel more relaxed!
Inspired by the hustlers
Cryptorays is on a mission to make sure the hustlers, workers, entrepreneurs, and game-changers can perform at their best without the fear of experiencing harmful effects of blue light exposure. Because we can help you sleep better, have fewer headaches, be more productive, and have more energy, then perhaps we can help impact the lives your work will touch.
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The Top Questions Our Customers Ask
Virtually all visible blue light passes through the cornea and lens and reaches the retina.
Blue light exposure may increase the risk of macular degeneration.
The fact that blue light penetrates all the way to the retina (the inner lining of the back of the eye) is important because laboratory studies have shown that too much exposure to blue light can damage light-sensitive cells in the retina. This causes changes that resemble those of macular degeneration, which can lead to permanent vision loss.
Although more research is needed to determine how much natural and man-made blue light is “too much blue light” for the retina, many eye care providers are concerned that the added blue light exposure from computer screens, smartphones, and other digital devices might increase a person’s risk of macular degeneration later in life.
Blue light contributes to digital eye strain, tired eyes, and blurry vision.
Because short-wavelength, high-energy blue light scatters more easily than other visible light, it is not as easily focused. When you’re looking at computer screens and other digital devices that emit significant amounts of blue light, this unfocused visual “noise” reduces contrast and can contribute to digital eye strain.
Research has shown that lenses that block blue light with wavelengths less than 450 nm (blue-violet light) increase contrast significantly. Therefore, computer glasses that block blue light may increase comfort when you’re viewing digital devices for extended periods.
Blue light contributes to sleeplessness and poor sleep quality.
Too much blue light blocks your sleep hormone melatonin, disrupts your circadian rhythm, and lowers the quality of your health.
By wearing Cryptorays, you block the blue light and protect your eyes while you’re on your computer and phone. This helps you reduce digital eye strain, improve your focus, and have higher quality sleep.Blue light protection maybe even more important after cataract surgery.
The lens in the adult human eye blocks nearly 100 percent of the sun’s UV rays. As part of the normal aging process, the eye’s natural lens eventually blocks some short-wavelength blue light as well — the type of blue light most likely to cause damage to the retina and lead to macular degeneration and vision loss.
If you have cataracts and are about to have cataract surgery, ask your surgeon what type of intraocular lens (IOL) will be used to replace your cloudy natural lens, and how much blue light protection the IOL provides. After cataract surgery, you might benefit from eyeglasses that have lenses with a special blue light filter — especially if you spend long hours in front of a computer screen or using other digital devices
Blue light is part of the sun’s natural light spectrum. Humans have millions of light receptors, most of which are concentrated in the eyes, to react to different wavelengths. Because we are diurnal creatures, when blue light hits our light receptors, it suppresses the production of melatonin, our sleep-promoting hormone.
Before electronics, we were only exposed to blue light during the daytime when the sun was up. When the sun would go down, that would signal our body to prepare for sleep. To align yourself with your natural circadian rhythm, blue light exposure should be limited as much as possible at night.
Nighttime Cryptorays with orange tinted lenses block close to 100% of blue light between 400-500nm and are designed primarily for wearing in the hours before bedtime to improve sleep and prevent blue light related sleep problems.
The Day Cryptorays with almost-clear lens are specifically designed for screen-time during the day. They block up to 50% of blue light between 400-450nm, which studies are have shown is the most harmful part of the blue light spectrum. Just like the Nighttime Cryptorays, they also help to prevent eye strain and sore eyes. The difference is that the Daytime Cryptorays allow some of the blue light between 450-500nm to get through, because blue light exposure during the day important to give your body the signals that it is daytime and that it should be awake.
Blue light during the daytime can also help with alertness, memory and cognitive function. The Cryptolete Day Glasses give you these benefits while protecting your eyes from the harmful blue light.
By allowing exposure to the good blue light during the day, and limiting all blue light at night, your body will get the appropriate signals to help regulate its sleep/wake cycle and help you get the best out of both your sleeping and waking hours.
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