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2 05, 2017

What Exactly is Kickstarter?

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about what exactly Kickstarter is, how it works, and why we are so excited about it. Here’s the gist of it: Like any business selling goods, in order to create sustainable margins, supplies must be purchased in minimum quantity orders (e.g. 1,000 units). Given startups have limited access [...]

28 04, 2017

CBS Speaks on Digital Eye Strain

THIS is the reason we are launching a Kickstarter May 3rd. Check out this video of The Vision Council on CBS talking about Digital Eye Strain. They highlight key points like High Energy Blue Light, Reduced Blink Rate, and most importantly the risk of long-term damage. Go to our kickstarter preview page to get on [...]

27 04, 2017

Turn on Your Blinkers- Blink Rate and DES

Excessive use of a digital screen causes symptoms of Digital Eye Strain ("DES") for many reasons. Blue light is only one of them. That’s why it’s important to use an entire visual lifestyle system to combat these symptoms for healthy, happy eyes. One of the foremost reasons, aside from blue light, that causes Digital Eye [...]

24 04, 2017

The 20/20/20 Rule

PupilBox brings you a visual lifestyle system rather than just glasses for one important reason: digital eye strain is caused by many different factors. Only wearing glasses, only using an economic chair, or only using eye drops-- none of these alone are enough to send burning, tired eyes packing! One of the most widely accepted, [...]

19 04, 2017

Ergonomics and Eye Strain

Filtering out blue light can help to relieve strain on the retina, but the eyes are also irritated by the musculoskeletal strain of focusing and re-focusing on a close up object. In fact, some research suggest that our eyes may actually be unable to focus on a computer screen depending on the level of resolution. [...]

15 04, 2017

Eye Strain and Workplace Productivity

If you’re a small business owner or team manager determined to help the company achieve their goals then you want to do everything that you can do to make sure the office is as successful as possible. The little things can make all the difference when optimizing focus, motivation, and ultimate productivity. Aside from the [...]

12 04, 2017

Your Retina and Blue Light

One of the most consistent issues that we discuss is how blue light affects the retina, but do we really understand what the retina is, how it works, and how blue light affects it? As light travels through the eye, it enters through the pupil and is focused by the lens so that it hits [...]

27 03, 2017

How Much is Too Much Screen Time?

How much screen time is too much screen time? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, it may be less than you think. The AAP recommends: For children younger than 18 months, avoid use of screen media other than video-chatting. Parents of children 18 to 24 months of age who want to introduce digital media should [...]