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Guide to Computer Eye Strain Symptoms

Does staring at a computer monitor or digital screen make your eyes fatigued or strained? It’s possible you are suffering from a common ailment called computer eye strain. Read about how you can check for some common symptoms and practical prevention and treatment methods.

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Northwestern University Study Unlocks a Secret To Boost Office Worker’s Health

In a recent study conducted by Northwestern Medicine and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, it was found that lighting design can improve office worker’s health. The study, which was published in Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine contains some surprising results.

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Lighting for Developers: Eye strain Can Increase Errors

For professional software and web developers, proper lighting is a critical component of the workplace. Typical offices with overhead fluorescent lighting can strain the eyes of those who spend a lot of time in front of a screen. Optimal lighting for developers is as crucial as an ergonomic workstation.

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How to Convince Your Boss to Buy You Light Filters for Fluorescent Lights

Asking for an upgrade to natural lighting in the office should be easy, right? Well sometimes the powers that be need a little convincing. We’ll show you how to state your case in 5 easy steps and provide a strong argument to improving your work area..

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Summer Solstice Sale!

This June 2oth marks this year’s summer solstice, an annual event marking the first “official” day of summer. To celebrate, Make Great Light is having a summer solstice sale. For a limited time, we are offering great discounts on our fluorescent light filters. From June 21st on, the days get shorter. Make sure that you start a plan for getting your daily exposure to full spectrum light during the fall and winter months.

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Oxford University Study on the Circadian Rhythm

University of Oxford professor Russell Foster describes studying the response of mice with visual disabilities to a light/dark cycle led to the discovery of a previously unknown receptor of light in the eye

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Designers: Is Your Lighting Stunting the Creative Process?

Are your graphic designers, artists, copywriters, or other creatives struggling to generate truly innovative ideas or even to meet deadlines?

Do these employees complain about frequent headaches, burnout, or afternoon slumps?

Believe it or not, these problems may be directly related to the lighting in your office space. In this post, we’ll look at how fluorescent lighting can hinder your employees’ (or your) creative process, and how making a simple change to more natural lighting can help. Then we’ll introduce a simple, cost-effective way to provide that natural lighting without breaking the bank.

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Classroom Light Filters Comparison

NaturaLux™ vs Educational Insights®

Let’s take a moment to compare NaturaLux™ classroom light filters and the current leading brand, Educational Insights®. Both help diffuse the harsh light generated by fluorescent ballasts. But that is where the similarities end.

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Natural Light Weight Loss

Study Links Natural Morning Light To Weight Loss

As the incidence of obesity rises in the U.S. and around the world, weight loss has become a hot topic. Though the debate often focuses on exercise, food and eating habits, a study by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has revealed that exposure to bright natural morning light can influence your weight.

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prismatic vs parabolic fluorescent light filter

Prismatic Lens vs Parabolic Louver for Office Lighting

There are many variations of fluorescent light fixtures in office spaces, but all of them have one common goal: to light the workspace efficiently for optimal worker performance. There are two common styles of workspace lighting; prismatic and parabolic.

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