Three Things to Consider Before Buying Computer Glasses for Kids

If your kiddos spend a ton of time in front of screens, protecting their eyes from blue light damage is smart.

Young girl wearing glasses
Too cute for eye strain.Pexels/Andrea Piacquadio

We live in the digital age, when even kids spend a significant part of their day in front of a screen. Unfortunately, the extra blue light from screens is difficult for human eyes to filter out. Here’s how to choose the right pair of blue-light filtering glasses for your kids.

AZORB Kids Blue Light Blocking Glasses Classic TPEE Rubber Eyeglasses for Girls Boys Age 3-12 Anti Eyestrain(A1 Pink/Green)
Comes in 16 different colors—all break-resistant.Azorb

When it comes to glasses for the younger set, look for a pair that utilizes a flexible material like silicone at key “breaking” points like the temple joints. It’ll save you money in the long run if you don’t have to replace broken glasses.

AHXLL Kids Blue Light Blocking Glasses 2 Pack, Anti Eyestrain & UV Protection, Computer Gaming TV Phone Glasses for Boys Girls Age 3-9
Bendable plastic with a silicone nose pad for comfort.AHXLL

Everyone needs a pair of backup glasses—especially kids. If you can, buy multiple pairs because you know your kid is going to lose one of them ASAP, only for it to show up a month from now in the bottom of her sock drawer.

DeBuff Kids Blue Light Blocking Glasses Square Nerd Soft Eyeglasses Frame, UV400 Protection
Full silicone construction for flexibility and lightweight wear.DeBuff

Blue-light blocking glasses used to look boring at best, and truly ugly at worst. Thank goodness that’s not the case anymore! They now come in every color of the rainbow, so you’re sure to be able to find a pair your child will like wearing. (Or at least not hate wearing.)