As somebody who has dry eyes issues and wearing goggles in front of monitor all the time, i can say - yes, wearing glasses may help not getting your eyes dry, red and inflamed. It has nothing to do with any magic technology that Gunnar video suggests!
What it has to do instead is that closely-fitting goggles create a micro-climate of sorts near your eyes. Ophthalmologists have a name for that and you can get such goggles by prescription - they call it "moisture chamber" glasses. And they cost $100+, see list of brands here http://www.dryeyezone.com/encyclopedia/eyewear.html
But you can get the same for much cheaper, under $10. Yellow filters included, if you are so inclined. Just look for bike goggles, say this one http://www.amazon.com/Choppers-Powersports-Motorcycle-Goggles-ye... (i had this model, it fits nicely, has goof field of view, the elastic strips are removable so they look much more like regular glasses).
ps. Note you don't need something that seals the eyes as close as swimming goggles because they will fog and overall are not comfortable for long wear. Bike goggles however have foam padding to fit to the face but also have slits so that little air can breathe in and out, thus preventing fogging. You can use lab safety goggles ($3 frmo Home Depot) no problem but the fishbowl-on-face kind are too bulky and awkward to be practical. How do i know, well i have done my homework researching and have tried different approaches but yes, "moisture champbers" effect really works on keep your eyes fresh and less tired, just like medicine would make us believe
personal experience: i bought some gunnar, not this model per se, and the final thoughts are as follow: (1): these appear to be cheap plastic / polycarb material. but they are 5-10x better than the 1 dollar store kind. (2): the lens which is the core technology is just yellow tinted lens. The lens are not super high quality but not low quality. any yellow lens will bring out colors /contrast. (3): compared to yellow tinted sporting / outdoor glasses from WalMart (10dollars), these are marginally better in material, craftmanship, and comfort.
if i had to do it again, i would not pay more than 20 for these kinds of product. suggest you borrow a friends before buying. using yellow lenes does help with fatigue regardless of this brand or not.
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