We use digital screens in our daily lives now more than ever before, which means we’re more exposed to increased levels of blue light. Our team at Missouri Eye Consultants can help protect your eyes from digital eye strain with blue light-blocking solutions to prevent uncomfortable over-exposure.

man smiling wearing blue light glasses

What is Blue Light?

Much like how the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays are harmful to our eyes, extended exposure to blue light can cause eye strain because it has higher energy levels than other visible light. Digital screens are a large source of this blue spectrum light, and while it isn’t harmful in moderation, excessive blue light can negatively impact your sleep cycle, leading to difficulty sleeping and restlessness.

Why Blue Light Protection Is Important?

While digital screens are an unavoidable part of everyday life in this day and age, blue light overexposure doesn’t have to be! Over time, excessive exposure to blue light from screen time can damage your retina. Too much blue light, especially at the end of the day, can also disrupt normal sleep patterns. Blue light blocking technology is embedded into the lens of your prescription glasses. Some patients prefer to have a separate pair of dedicated glasses for computer use. This type of computer prescription will have blue light filtering, anti-reflective treatment, prism to aid in convergence demand, and a computer working distance focal length.

woman happy wearing blue light glasses

We Can Help at Missouri Eye Consultants

All our offices have a variety of potential options for guarding your eyes from the unpleasant effects of blue light. Our experienced staff understands the discomfort blue light can cause and can set you up with the right solution for your needs.

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We Have a Variety of
Blue Light Options

If blue light protection makes sense for your lifestyle, our opticians can locate lenses and eyewear that will fit your specific requirements, allowing you to use screens clearly and comfortably. We have a huge variety of eyeglasses and frames and can add blue light blocking protection to most of them — just ask a member of our staff!

Choose Us for Blue Light Glasses

We’ve served our patients for over 60 years at Missouri Eye Consultants and have built our reputation around caring for our community’s eyes. We’re your local experts, and want you to have the best vision possible, whether you need blue light protection or any of the other eye care services we provide. Visit one of our offices to find out how we can enhance your vision by protecting you from uncomfortable blue light.


Everyone is so friendly. I feel I had a great exam. Dr. Winston makes you feel like you are the only appointment he has. He takes his time and you do not feel rushed.

Tena C.

 “Very impressed. Everyone is efficient at their jobs so it doesn’t take long for the eye exam and fitting of glasses! Highly recommend!”

Judy W.

“Moberly Eye Center has great customer service. All the staff was patient with my son. He is very shy and struggles with anxiety. They were able to make him comfortable for the eye exam.” 

Heather H.

“The thoroughness of the exam, the friendly but professional demeanor of the Doctor and staff, and the quality of the eyeglasses I received, give a top notch rating to the Moberly Eye Center in my opinion and experience. I most definitely will continue to use this service and highly recommend them to one and all. You will not find a better place to receive eye care!!”

Linda P.

“Dr. Liepins is beyond AMAZING! It’s evident that she’s very passionate about not only her job/work but her patients in general. Both my kiddos (ages 7 & 3) are at ease with her which speaks volumes for how well she does her job. Dr. Liepins is fabulous and everyone we’ve encountered in the office has been great. Without hesitation, I highly recommend Columbia Eye Consultants!” 

Stephanie A.

“This group takes care of my entire family and they are always well taken care. I have been a patient for over 15 years and highly recommend Columbia Eye Consultants!”

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7 Convenient Locations for Blue Light Glasses

Columbia (Keene St.)

500 N Keene St Suite 103
Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 874-2030
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Columbia on Nifong

900 W Nifong Blvd Suite 125
Columbia, MO 65203

(573) 874-2030
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202 E North St
California, MO 65018

(573) 874-2030
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101 Redtail Dr Ste. B
Ashland, MO 65010

(573) 874-2030
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Montgomery City

215 S Sturgeon St Suite A
Montgomery City, MO 63361

(573) 874-2030
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1633 S Morley St
Moberly, MO 65270

(573) 874-2030
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1705 Prospect Dr,
Macon, MO 63552

(573) 874-2030
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