S1:E11 Amazing Invention or Money Grab Deception: The Blue Light Boom with Dr. Mark DeSantis, MD

Our Untangled Minds

04-03-2022 • 39 mins


As the COVID-19 Pandemic has pushed more and more people to adopt virtual alternatives to previously in-person events, the sales of blue-light blocking glasses have boomed. These “magical” lenses claim to stop eye strain and computer use-related headaches in their tracks. Dr. Mark DeSantis, MD, an ophthalmologist with 40 years of experience and CUSM guest faculty, is here to explain the physics behind blue light, best eye practices for computer users, and if it's really worth it to splurge for blue-light blocking lenses. This episode is hosted by our wonderful medical student, Michael Lonsway, MS2.