Can blue light blocking glasses help prevent migraines? For many people who suffer from migraines, sensitivity to light (aka photophobia) is a debilitating piece of the migraine experience.

To answer this question, we have to understand a little bit more about how your eyes work, the role blue light plays, and the nerdiest of nerdy cells in your eye – ipRGCs.

While the science might not have definitive proof on blue light blockers and migraines, I know there are many people who have found blue light-coated lenses to be super helpful. But do they actually work and are they worth it?

So whether you’re a seasoned migraine warrior or just curious to learn more about blue light blockers and how they work – today’s episode is for you!

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 What you’ll lean from this episode:

  • The connection between migraines and blue light
  • If blue light blocker glasses are a valid preventative for migraines
  • And the 3rd type of cell in your eye that you’ve never heard about

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