FL-41 Migraine Glasses Centre Manchester
FL-41 37616 is a category 2 lens with an ABS of 50%, all our FL-41 lenses also have a 100% UV filter. FL-41 works by blocking certain colours namely blues and greens. The wavelength filtered by FL-41 was first described in a research project that took place by Birmingham in England in the early 90s. In this study, people with migraine headaches wore FL-41-filtered lenses. The researchers found that wearing the FL-41 filter helps patients who suffer from migraine headaches, blepharospasm (eyelid spasms), light-triggered seizures, CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome) and other light-sensitive/triggered conditions, eyestrain, and tension headaches. It is thought that indoor lighting LED and other white lighting contains flickering blue light. This filter blocks about 80% of that component. If the add the addition blue blocker the percentage increases to 98%
Recent research tested FL-41 filtered lenses, head-to-head, against conventional grey sunglasses and standard, rusty-rose-tinted spectacles. Notably, the majority of patients prefer wearing FL-41-filtered spectacles. Glasses with the specialised wavelength treatment are available in a range of frames from UK Eyewear. Need help or advice, then don’t hesitate to contact us.
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At Uk Eyewear we now offer a service of fitting FL-41 lenses to customers’ frames. The idea came from one of our customers, who suggested it would be a good idea if we could fit FL-41 lenses into customer own frames. After all, people are very particular about the style of glasses they wear. We […]
Are you sensitive to light? Do you suffer with: Migraine headaches Blepharospasm Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) Sensitivity to fluorescent lighting Motion sickness Nighttime driving discomfort People who suffer from Photophobia (sensitivity to light) can get relief wearing the right frame and lens combination. Simply blocking more light by using darker and darker lenses isn’t the answer. It […]
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