Today were here to talk about an accessory that could possibly change your life if you are person that sits in front of a screen all day. Well, in today's world that basically means everyone. In most every profession today people spend a considerable time in front of a computer screen, be it a designer, journalist, lawyer, businessman.
So what's this life changing accessory? They are the line of eyeware manufactured by Gunnar Technology Eyeware.
The company calls them 'Gunnar' and they are here to reduce all the ill effects of staring at a computer screen all day long. The comapany has this to say about their product- "Gunnar's increase contrast, comfort and focus while minimizing eye fatigue and visual stress for anyone who spends long hours staring at digital screens. Gunnar eyewear is powered by i-AMP lens technology comprised of a proprietary lens material in an advanced geometry tuned for intermediate viewing distance and finished with custom formulated lens filters, tints and coatings."
Now, the question is if they really work or not? I used a pair of glasses for a considerable amount of time and other than all the other technical things the glasses are supposed to do they also magnified my vision.
Frames and Accessories
There are number of different frame types and colours that you can buy. You have the premium Rx lenses and the standard Rx lenses which are priced around $350 and $260 respectively. That is just an average price but ofcourse there are lots of models and the price will vary a bit.
The one I tested were graphite grey and had a very slim design to it. This slim design brought up some doubts. As I was using the glasses I felt that the frame was just a tad flimsy and I felt like they would bend if handled a bit rough. Overall they look sharp but I personally felt they were a bit on the flimsy side.
Now on using my pair of Gunnar, I felt that they worked best while watching TV and not as useful while using the computer. I mean they magnified my vision and the view was a bit clearer. The biggest difference is outside. They add a type of filter to your vision making everything seem just a smidge warmer. I can't say they directly improve contrast, but the tint is fairly helpful.
Should you buy a pair of Gunnar?
Well, the glasses are quite expensive, one could even buy a decent budget smartphone with that money. So in conclusion, if you don't mnid spending arourn Rs 5,000 on an eyewear, then Gunnar is here for you.
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