In collaboration with Eyesafe, UnitedHealthcare is investing in new ways to help children and adults across the country reduce exposure to high-energy blue light from digital devices, and support their overall eye health.

In collaboration with Eyesafe, UnitedHealthcare is investing in new ways to help children and adults across the country reduce exposure to high-energy blue light from digital devices, and support their overall eye health.

Save on Dell XPS with Eyesafe® 

Recently, UnitedHealthcare announced a first-of-its kind discount program on Dell XPS laptops with Eyesafe® Display. UnitedHealthcare Vision members can save up to 20% on high performance laptops with Eyesafe® blue light protection. Members can access discounts and more information by logging into myuhcvision.com

UHC Members Save 20% on Eyesafe Filters

Vision members save 20% on Eyesafe® Filters

UnitedHealthcare Vision members can save 20% on Eyesafe® Blue Light Screen Filters for existing phones, laptops, monitors and tablets. These filters have been developed with eye doctors to reduce intense blue light while maintaining the vibrant color of your screen and help reduce blue light exposure with the confidence of a product developed with leading eye doctors and independently tested for efficacy. UnitedHealthcare Vision members can learn more at myuhcvision.com

How to Save Your Eyes in the Digital Age
The Handbook on Blue Light, Screen Time, Health and Electronics

The most comprehensive resource on high-energy blue light from digital devices, this handbook from UnitedHealthcare and Eyesafe provides valuable information, including the latest research and guidance from leaders in the eye care community.

“We are proud of our work with Eyesafe, a collaboration that is helping expand access to blue-light protection for many of our more than 24 million UnitedHealthcare Vision members. By helping our members better protect their eyes from high-energy blue light, we are supporting the vision health, and overall well-being, of the people we have the privilege to serve.”

– John Ryan, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Vision

RESOURCES

SCREEN TIME BY THE NUMBERS

13+

hours are spent on digital devices per day since COVID-19 emerged.1

94%

of eye doctors are concerned.1

78%

of employers are concerned.1

Screen time has been rising steadily for the last twenty years, now accounting for more than 13 hours a day for the average adult.1

According to a recent survey, optometrists and ophthalmologists believe the following are symptoms of excessive blue light exposure from digital devices:

Sleep disruption (79%)
Tired/sore eyes (77%)
Dry eyes (70%)
Headaches (56%)
Burning/ itchy eyes (49%)
Reduced productivity (46%)
Reduced concentration (43%)

Screen Time Survey of Parents and Educators

Eyesafe and UnitedHealthcare Vision conducted a separate survey to assess the opinions of parents and educators related to the potential issues associated with the use of digital devices and excessive exposure to blue light.

76% of parents and teachers believe children’s screen time has increased since the onset of COVID-19.


85% of teachers and parents are concerned about the impact of digital devices on children’s eyes and health.


61% of parents and teachers believe schools have a responsibility to protect students from blue light exposure on the digital devices they issue.

1 Screen Time Report 2020
2 Screen Time Survey of Parents & Educators Results
3 2022 Screen Time Survey of Educators (408) and Parents (484) in the US, Jan. 2022

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