Blue Light Radiation, A Material Solution

By Mark Mattison-Shupnick, ABOM

Release Date: March 15, 2016

Expiration Date: February 25, 2021


Optical has problems positioning the need for more than one pair of frame for most of the general public. This course provides the optician the opportunity to

  1. Understand contemporary blue light radiation concerns.
  2. Learn how the sun and various electronic devices emit potentially harmful radiation that is of concern for certain individuals.
  3. Know how UV+420cut addresses the ability to produce a protective lens that allows expected lens attributes like premium AR, thinness and lightness lens materials while removing potential patient ghosting issues.

Downloadable PDF (click on the image for the pdf)

Click here for the PDF.The Vision Council released a new report in January 2016 titled, "Eyes Overexposed, A Digital Device Dilemma" (visit www. for a downloadable copy). It provides an excellent review for both the office and your patients of the contemporary advantages of our digital world and the vision issues faced by a connected population.

Credit Statement:

This course is approved for one (1) hour of CE credit by the American Board of Opticianry (ABO). Course STWJMI640-2.

Faculty/Editorial Board:

Mark Mattison-ShupnickMark Mattison-Shupnick, ABOM, is currently director of education for Jobson Medical Information LLC, has more than 40 years of experience as an optician, was senior staff member of SOLA International and is a frequent lecturer and trainer.

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