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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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The Healthe & Eyesafe Mission

Healthe Mission:  In partnership with the medical community, our mission is to design and develop health-first products, technologies and standards to protect a global audience Healthe Vision:  To be the global brand with Eyesafe(TM) representing protection from digital light exposure  To be the Doctor Recommended answer to each and every category we enter To be the integrated health technology in the manufacturing of all digital devices  To be the source looked to for education around emerging technologies    To be the brand that protects youth throughout childhood and their academic career  To be recognized as the the company the health and medical community turns to design products around light technology Healthe Tagline: Improving health in a digital world Eyesafe Mission:  In...

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