The biggest standout at PAX East — the Penny Arcade Expo here in Boston — was not a game but an accessory.

A fairly new company, Gunnar Optiks brought a bus to the Hines Convention Center to show off their latest line of eyewear. The company promises to save your eyes from the strain, dryness, and soreness that come from staring at a computer screen all day long — whether its playing games, typing documents, editing photos, or designing websites.

We got Gunnar’s marketing manager, Michael Polin, in front of the camera at PAX, and then we tested out the glasses for ourselves for about a month.

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John Guilfoil is the editor-in-chief of Blast: Boston's Online Magazine and the Blast Magazine Network. He can be reached at [email protected]. Tweet @johnguilfoil.

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