I want to buy some sunglasses with a white frame and blue lenses because I like the look of the colors together, something like this (I also like the side protection of this particular model):
When looking for information about the benefits/disadvantages of different lens colors, I found some information about benefits of lenses which block blue light.
I also found this image showing benefits of differently colored lenses:
Among the listed benefits of various (non-blue) lenses is that they block blue light. Also, blue lenses are not shown as an option, which is concerning.
I assume blue lenses allow more blue light through than other colored light. Is this correct?
Blue-blocking lenses seem to be commonly used for eye protection, and they are usually orange. Red, yellow, and blue are the 3 primary colors, and orange is made up of red and yellow.
Is there any reason to avoid blue lenses? Will I do more long-term damage to my eyes than choosing another option like these?
Is it best to wear lenses which are both UV-blocking and blue-light blocking?
So are orange lenses the best?
As mentioned by 1 of the answers, I now know that lenses can be 1 color and have a different color mirror layer on the surface, as in this example where you can see a neutral gray lens with a blue mirror layer:
While the lenses from the above range seem to be colored: