ISVA 2021: On TheraSpecs blue blocking tech with Gloria Perez

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    From the International Sports Vision Association 2021 virtual meeting, we speak with Gloria Perez on what makes TheraSpecs blue blocking technology different from other products on the market.

    https://www.isva2021.com
     
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    Just as an Gloria mentions an access code for a reduced price in the video, it is for ISVA2021 participants, but I figured we're all friends here on ODwire.org, so if you take the time to listen to the video, you can access it as well.

    One of my take-aways from the video is the importance of having an in-office sample to show patients, so they are trying to get these into the hands of as many docs as possible.

    Adam
     
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    Steve, what kind of a laser pointer are you using to demo the benefit if these tints? I like that this company is suggesting it for comfort of light sensitivity and not blue light "damage"
     
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    Bluetech provided it to us when we started using their lenses years ago. It's very impressive to patients
    here you go
     
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    Harmful Blue Light. Harmful Blue Light? Harmful Blue Light! Did I miss something about "Harmful Blue Light"?
     
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    Steve, that looks more like UV light than a laser. If you use it on photochromatics does it darken.

    That is what I like about TheraSpecs, they do not seem to be touting blue light protection but decreased light sensitivity for migraine and post trauma patient.
     
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    And in the athletic context (what this conference was about) they were talking about glare reduction.
     
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    You DO realize she (BlueTech) used catch phrase "the harmful blue light" three times in her 1:15 presentation. Nice that TheraSpecs is trying to get away from the fake science and find a different approach to sell their stuff. But somehow I do not think that players in competitive sports are going to be wearing spectacles.

    I believe when coaching sports it is far more important to repeat the phrase: "keep your eye on the ball." We know that works.

    PS: Whatever happened to trigeminal dysphoria and the Neurolens fix? They still in business? Just curious.
     
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    "Harmful Blue Light. Harmful Blue Light? Harmful Blue Light! Did I miss something about "Harmful Blue Light"?"
     
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    It is the light which you cannot see that is harmful.

    Now that's the truth and pretty damn scary. Remember the ozone hole? Whatever happened to that?