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Introducing Eyesafe for the Workplace

We are very excited to introduce Eyesafe for the workplace. Bringing our best in class Eyesafe technology for blocking blue light to laptops and computer monitors in the workplace. Our Eyesafe RPF30 (or Retina Protection Factor 30), blocks 99% of UV light and at least 30% of high-energy visible blue light from digital screens including tablets, laptops and monitors.  Our initial Eyesafe workplaces are seeing incredible results: "A fellow co-worker recommended these Eyesafe covers…The eye strain, headaches, and fatigue are gone! Best part is, I actually have energy at the end of the day to go home and play with my kids. I give these a Strong Buy Rating!” "I have been very pleased with the Eyesafe screens that I have...

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Dr. Chad Dockter Shares the Hidden Dangers of Screen Time and Healthe Eyesafe Technology

Dr. Chad Dockter shares the hidden dangers of screen time and the impact on children's developing eyes with Kare 11. According to a recent study, children’s eyes absorb more blue light than adults from digital device screens, which is a growing concern as the popularity of cell phones, computers and tablets for school reading and personal use continues to grow each year. Increasing public health data and scientific research describes the eye health effects linked to exposure to digital device light emissions, including Computer Vision Syndrome, eye strain, sleep cycle disruptions and premature retinal damage risk. “Protecting eyesight when it comes to the progressive use of digital technology and screen time addiction in young people is our number one priority and...

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Benilde-St.Margaret’s Partners with Digital Device Eye Safety Leader Healthe to become the Nation’s First Blue Light Blocking School System

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 14, 2015) – Healthe LLC, the nation’s leader in Eyesafe™ technologies is pleased to announce a partnership with Benilde-St. Margaret’s, the Twin Cities premier Catholic college preparatory school. Benilde-St. Margaret’s is providing their faculty, staff and students with a safe and healthy learning environment by covering their computers with Eyesafe screen covers. As education has shifted from books to interactive forms, many leading eye doctors and eye health researchers are concerned with the dramatic increase in screen time and exposure to harmful digital UV and High-Energy Visible (HEV) blue light emitted from digital devices. Benilde-St. Margaret’s (BSM) is partnering with Healthe to implement the Eyesafe screen cover program with the faculty, with an eye toward expanding the program...

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Digital Eye Safety Leader Healthe Joins with Prevent Blindness to Help Save Children’s Vision

CHICAGO (Sept. 1, 2015) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, is pleased to announce the support of Healthe and their EyeSafe™ technologies for its children’s eye health programs and resources. Through this new partnership, Healthe will donate a portion of the sales of its EyeSafe products, including protective covers for digital phones, tablets and computer monitors that reduce exposure to harmful digital UV and High-Energy Visible (HEV) blue light emitted from such devices. According to a recent study, children’s eyes absorb more blue light than adults from digital device screens, which is a growing concern as the popularity of cell phones, computers and tablets for school reading and personal use continues to grow each...

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The 21st Century Child: Increased Technology Use May Lead to Future Eye Health and Vision Issues

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital technology has become an integral part of children's lives both in the classroom and at home, and it's predicted that by 2028 – the year when kids entering kindergarten this fall will graduate high school – many schools will rely heavily on computer simulations for instruction and will even incorporate virtual worlds into curriculums. While advances in technology may help enhance learning, many digital devices are still relatively new and the long-term effects on young eyes are still being determined.According to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2015 American Eye-Q® survey, 41 percent of parents say their kids spend three or more hours per day using digital devices, and 66 percent of kids...

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