Chime in: Do 'computer glasses' really work?

The modern world is more connected than ever, demanding that we spend extended periods staring at screens. These countless hours at the computer often bite back, with eye strain an increasingly common side effect of this prolonged use. While their adoption is currently limited, "computer glasses" are a solution that promises to help your eyes in the long term.

Computer glasses utilize purpose-made lenses, designed solely to aid your vision when staring at a display. Using an anti-reflective coating to reduce glare and a yellow tint to strip incoming blue light, they show promise – but how do these hold up in the real world?

This discussion recently kicked off on the Windows Central forums, asking users to share their thoughts on computer glasses being offered by various companies.

So I've been looking at new ways to potentially limit my exposure to blue light, seeing as how I stare at a computer screen for upwards of 12 hours a day, and I think it's #@$%*&# with my sleep. I've read about "computer glasses" before but I really don't see all that many people who use them, or who have used them, talking about their experiences. So I'm curious, if you've used glasses from...

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As always, we want to hear from you. What do you think of computer glasses? If you've used them, how was your experience? If not, what kept you away? Drop into the forum thread linked below and share your thoughts.

Matt Brown

Matt Brown was formerly a Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.